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HR2474

HR2474 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Monoceros.

HR2474 visual magnitude is 6.19. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2474 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 HR2474:

6.19
Hypergiant
HR2474 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2474

HR2474 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR2474 are provided in the following table:

06h 43m 06s
+03° 01’ 59”
209.28°
-0.47°
Monoceros

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2474 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2474 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2474.

Visibility of HR2474 from your location

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

Today's HR2474 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 87.0°
Max altitude: 41.6°
Azimuth: 273.0°
HR2474 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2474

The image below is a photograph of HR2474 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 HR2474 is -0.001 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.021 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2474 star
DSS2 image of HR2474. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2474 during the next 10000 years (-0.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2474 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2474 is distant 827.41 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 31 kilometers per second.

253.81 pc
827.41 ly
31 km/s
-0.001 arcsec/year
-0.021 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2474

HR2474 belongs to spectral class K0

-0.83
K0
4000K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2474 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2474. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2474

SAO114312
SAO114312