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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:07 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 21:04
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HR2434

Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Alt: 6.26°   Az: 10.25°   Direction: North

HR2434 is a giant star of spectral class K1 in the constellation of Auriga.

HR2434 visual magnitude is 6.41. Because of its faintness, HR2434 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Image of HR2434 star
DSS2 image of HR2434. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2434 during the next 10000 years (5.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.50 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

06h 41m 44s
+43° 59’ 22”
12h 56m 55s
19h 38m 39s

J2000

06h 39m 57s
+44° 00’ 50”

Galactic Coordinates

171.46°
16.55°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR2434 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2434.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

6.41
Giant

-0.13
K1III
10125K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2434 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2434. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR2434 is distant 662.60 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 30 kilometers per second.

203.25
662.60
-30 km/s
0.033 arcsec/y
-0.003"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO41245
SAO41245

Visibility from Your Location

HR2434 is circumpolar and transits at 10:50 UTC (altitude: 82.5°)