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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:35  
clear_day Transit: 12:10  
SunsetSet: 17:45
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Altitude: -62.0°   Azimuth: 284.5°   Direction: West-North-West

HR2465 is a giant star in the constellation of Puppis.

HR2465 visual magnitude is 6.58. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2465 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 HR2465 is 0.056 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.027 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2465 star
DSS2 image of HR2465. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2465 during the next 10000 years (9.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.50 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR2465


HR2465 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -62.0°
Azimuth: 284.5°
Direction: West-North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2465

HR2465 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 HR2465 are provided in the following table:

06h 39m 56s
-38° 09’ 32”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2465 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2465 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2465.

Visibility of HR2465 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 HR2465 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: 128.2°
Max altitude: 0.4°
Azimuth: 231.8°

Distance of HR2465 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2465 is distant 444.75 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 18 kilometers per second.

136.43 pc
444.75 ly
18 km/s
0.056 arcsec/year
-0.027 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2465

HR2465 belongs to spectral class K1 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2465 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2465. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2465