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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

HR2448

HR2448 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Canis Major.

HR2448 visual magnitude is 6.03. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2448 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 HR2448:

6.03
Main-sequence
HR2448 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2448

HR2448 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 HR2448 are provided in the following table:

06h 38m 35s
-16° 52’ 24”
226.69°
-10.37°
Canis Major

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2448 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2448 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2448.

Visibility of HR2448 from your location

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

Today's HR2448 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 106.9°
Max altitude: 21.6°
Azimuth: 253.1°
HR2448 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2448

The image below is a photograph of HR2448 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 HR2448 is -0.008 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.023 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2448 star
DSS2 image of HR2448. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2448 during the next 10000 years (-1.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2448 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2448 is distant 460.45 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 10 kilometers per second.

141.24 pc
460.45 ly
10 km/s
-0.008 arcsec/year
-0.023 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2448

HR2448 belongs to spectral class A1 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

0.28
A1V
9766K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2448 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2448. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2448

SAO151737
SAO151737