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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:41  
clear_day Transit: 11:47  
SunsetSet: 15:53 south
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Altitude: 14.8°   Azimuth: 166.2°   Direction: South-South-East

HR2433 is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Canis Major.

HR2433 visual magnitude is 6.35. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2433 should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.

The table below summarizes the key facts about HR2433:


HR2433 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 14.8°
Azimuth: 166.2°
Direction: South-South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2433

HR2433 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR2433 are provided in the following table:

06h 36m 40s
-22° 36’ 53”
Canis Major

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2433 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2433 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2433.

Visibility of HR2433 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

Today's HR2433 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 112.6°
Max altitude: 15.9°
Azimuth: 247.4°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2433

The image below is a photograph of HR2433 from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS2 - see the credits section) taken in the red channel. The area of sky represented in the image is 0.5x0.5 degrees (30x30 arcmins). The proper motion of HR2433 is -0.031 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.006 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2433 star
DSS2 image of HR2433. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2433 during the next 10000 years (-5.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2433 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2433 is distant 751.15 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 34 kilometers per second.

230.41 pc
751.15 ly
34 km/s
-0.031 arcsec/year
-0.006 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2433

HR2433 belongs to spectral class B5 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2433 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2433. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR2433 star system properties

HR2433 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR2433 double sysyem:

9.1 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR2433