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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:41  
clear_day Transit: 11:47  
SunsetSet: 15:53 south
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Altitude: 28.9°   Azimuth: 65.6°   Direction: East-North-East

HR2464 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Auriga.

HR2464 visual magnitude is 6.19. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2464 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 HR2464:


HR2464 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 28.9°
Azimuth: 65.6°
Direction: East-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2464

HR2464 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 HR2464 are provided in the following table:

06h 43m 13s
+37° 08’ 48”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2464 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2464 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2464.

Visibility of HR2464 from your location

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

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

Azimuth: 52.9°
Max altitude: 75.7°
Azimuth: 307.1°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2464

The image below is a photograph of HR2464 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 HR2464 is 0.036 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.041 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

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);

Distance of HR2464 from the Sun and relative movement

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 pc
478.01 ly
-41 km/s
0.036 arcsec/year
-0.041 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2464

HR2464 belongs to spectral class K0


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

Alternative designations of HR2464