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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:15 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:56
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HR2464

Above the horizon.  Rise: 0:42 | Tran: 11:30 | Set: 22:14
Alt: 29.72°   Az: 293.49°   Direction: West-North-West

HR2464 is a hypergiant star of spectral class K0 in the constellation of Auriga.

HR2464 visual magnitude is 6.19. Because of its faintness, HR2464 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Image of HR2464 star
DSS2 image of HR2464. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2464 during the next 10000 years (6.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -6.83 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

06h 44m 53s
+37° 07’ 14”
05h 49m 05s
12h 33m 59s

J2000

06h 43m 13s
+37° 08’ 48”

Galactic Coordinates

178.29°
14.47°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR2464 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2464.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

6.19
Hypergiant

0.36
K0
4672K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2464 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2464. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR2464 is distant 478.01 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 41 kilometers per second.

146.63
478.01
-41 km/s
0.036 arcsec/y
-0.041"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO59406
SAO59406

Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR2464 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 52.9°
Max altitude: 75.6°
Azimuth: 307.1°