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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 4:45  
clear_day Transit: 12:57  
SunsetSet: 21:10 south
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Altitude: -15.0°   Azimuth: 77.4°   Direction: East-North-East

HR2007 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Orion.

HR2007 visual magnitude is 5.97. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2007 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 HR2007:


HR2007 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -15.0°
Azimuth: 77.4°
Direction: East-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2007

HR2007 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 HR2007 are provided in the following table:

05h 48m 34s
-04° 05’ 40”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2007 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2007 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2007.

Visibility of HR2007 from your location

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

Today's HR2007 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 94.1°
Max altitude: 34.4°
Azimuth: 265.9°
HR2007 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2007

The image below is a photograph of HR2007 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 HR2007 is 0.062 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.225 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2007 star
DSS2 image of HR2007. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2007 during the next 1000 years (1.03 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.75 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2007 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2007 is distant 50.74 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 29 kilometers per second.

15.56 pc
50.74 ly
29 km/s
0.062 arcsec/year
-0.225 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2007

HR2007 belongs to spectral class G4 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2007 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2007. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2007