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HR2452

HR2452 is a giant star in the constellation of Auriga.

HR2452 visual magnitude is 6.46. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2452 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 HR2452:

6.46
Giant
HR2452 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 74°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2452

HR2452 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR2452 are provided in the following table:

06h 41m 37s
+35° 55’ 54”
179.3°
13.69°
Auriga

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2452 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2452 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2452.

Visibility of HR2452 from your location

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

Today's HR2452 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 54.1°
Max altitude: 74.5°
Azimuth: 305.9°
HR2452 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2452

The image below is a photograph of HR2452 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 HR2452 is -0.017 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.022 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2452 star
DSS2 image of HR2452. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2452 during the next 10000 years (-2.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2452 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2452 is distant 256.49 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 86 kilometers per second.

78.68 pc
256.49 ly
86 km/s
-0.017 arcsec/year
-0.022 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2452

HR2452 belongs to spectral class F8 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

1.98
F8III
6435K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2452 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2452. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2452

SAO59365
SAO59365