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Altitude: -88.5°   Azimuth: 168.6°   Direction: South-South-East

HR2435 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Carina.

HR2435 visual magnitude is 4.39. Because of its moderate brightness, HR2435 should be easily visible from locations with dark skyes, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skyes affected by light pollution.

The table below summarizes the key facts about HR2435:


HR2435 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -88.5°
Azimuth: 168.6°
Direction: South-South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2435

HR2435 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR2435 are provided in the following table:

06h 34m 58s
-52° 58’ 32”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2435 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2435 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2435.

Visibility of HR2435 from your location

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

HR2435 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2435

The image below is a photograph of HR2435 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 HR2435 is -0.003 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.007 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2435 star
DSS2 image of HR2435. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2435 during the next 100000 years (-5.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 11.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2435 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2435 is distant 1,762.16 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 23 kilometers per second.

540.54 pc
1,762.16 ly
23 km/s
-0.003 arcsec/year
0.007 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2435

HR2435 belongs to spectral class A0 and has a luminosity class of II corresponding to a hypergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2435 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2435. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2435