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HR2445

Altitude: -30.8°   Azimuth: 119.4°   Direction: East-South-East

HR2445 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Columba.

HR2445 visual magnitude is 6.34. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2445 should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR2445 is 0.008 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.008 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2445 star
DSS2 image of HR2445. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2445 during the next 100000 years (13.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 13.33 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR2445

6.34
Hypergiant

HR2445 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -30.8°
Azimuth: 119.4°
Direction: East-South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2445

HR2445 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 HR2445 are provided in the following table:

06h 36m 51s
-41° 33’ 24”
250.22°
-20.17°
Columba

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2445 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2445 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2445.

Visibility of HR2445 from your location

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

HR2445 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Distance of HR2445 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2445 is distant 1,689.12 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 14 kilometers per second.

518.13 pc
1,689.12 ly
14 km/s
0.008 arcsec/year
0.008 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2445

HR2445 belongs to spectral class K0 and has a luminosity class of II corresponding to a hypergiant star.

-2.23
K0II
4409K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2445 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2445. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2445

SAO218060
SAO218060