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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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Altitude: -60.9°   Azimuth: 259.4°   Direction: West

HR2476 is a giant star in the constellation of Puppis.

HR2476 visual magnitude is 6.65. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2476 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 HR2476 is -0.008 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.009 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2476 star
DSS2 image of HR2476. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2476 during the next 100000 years (-13.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -15.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR2476


HR2476 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -60.9°
Azimuth: 259.4°
Direction: West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2476

HR2476 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 HR2476 are provided in the following table:

06h 40m 49s
-47° 40’ 28”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2476 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2476 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2476.

Visibility of HR2476 from your location

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

HR2476 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Distance of HR2476 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2476 is distant 1,018.75 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 21 kilometers per second.

312.50 pc
1,018.75 ly
21 km/s
-0.008 arcsec/year
-0.009 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2476

HR2476 belongs to spectral class M2 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2476 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2476. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2476