HR2003 is a giant star in the constellation of Auriga.
HR2003 visual magnitude is 6.29. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2003 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 HR2003:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2003
HR2003 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 HR2003 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2003 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2003 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR2003 is circumpolar and transits at 17:11 UTC (altitude: 90.0°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2003
The image below is a photograph of HR2003 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 HR2003 is 0.167 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.03 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR2003 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2003 is distant 280.55 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 26 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR2003
HR2003 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 HR2003 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.