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HR2436

HR2436 is a giant star in the constellation of Gemini.

HR2436 visual magnitude is 6.04. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2436 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 HR2436:

6.04
Giant
HR2436 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 1°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2436

HR2436 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 HR2436 are provided in the following table:

06h 39m 05s
+22° 01’ 50”
191.86°
7.27°
Gemini

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2436 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2436 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2436.

Visibility of HR2436 from your location

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

Today's HR2436 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 68.0°
Max altitude: 60.6°
Azimuth: 292.0°
HR2436 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2436

The image below is a photograph of HR2436 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 HR2436 is 0.011 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.025 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2436 star
DSS2 image of HR2436. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2436 during the next 10000 years (1.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2436 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2436 is distant 419.02 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.

128.53 pc
419.02 ly
-9 km/s
0.011 arcsec/year
-0.025 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2436

HR2436 belongs to spectral class G9 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

0.49
G9III
4672K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2436 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2436. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2436

SAO78586
SAO78586