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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
🌅 Sunrise: 6:48  ☀️ Transit: 13:04  🌅 Sunset: 19:21


HR2471 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Auriga.

HR2471 visual magnitude is 6.31. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2471 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 HR2471:

HR2471 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 11°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2471

HR2471 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 HR2471 are provided in the following table:

06h 44m 12s
+36° 06’ 34”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2471 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2471 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2471.

Visibility of HR2471 from your location

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

Today's HR2471 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 53.9°
Max altitude: 74.6°
Azimuth: 306.1°
HR2471 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2471

The image below is a photograph of HR2471 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 HR2471 is 0.014 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.014 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2471 star
DSS2 image of HR2471. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2471 during the next 10000 years (2.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 2.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2471 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2471 is distant 908.08 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 15 kilometers per second.

278.55 pc
908.08 ly
-15 km/s
0.014 arcsec/year
0.014 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2471

HR2471 belongs to spectral class A2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2471 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2471. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2471