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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 5:00 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:07
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Above the horizon.  Rise: 5:56 | Tran: 12:09 | Set: 18:22
Alt: 29.10°   Az: 127.07°   Direction: South-East

HR2474 is a hypergiant star of spectral class K0 in the constellation of Monoceros.

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

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.

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);

Celestial Coordinates


06h 44m 23s
+03° 00’ 26”
21h 02m 52s
03h 47m 16s


06h 43m 06s
+03° 01’ 59”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart HR2474 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2474.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2474 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

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

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

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/y
-0.021 "/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

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

Azimuth: 87.0°
Max altitude: 41.5°
Azimuth: 273.0°