HR2009 is a giant star in the constellation of Columba.
HR2009 visual magnitude is 6.32. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2009 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 HR2009:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2009
HR2009 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR2009 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2009 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2009 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2009
The image below is a photograph of HR2009 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 HR2009 is -0.008 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.041 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR2009 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2009 is distant 510.97 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 57 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR2009
HR2009 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 HR2009 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.