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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:40  
clear_day Transit: 11:47  
SunsetSet: 15:53 south
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Altitude: -6.5°   Azimuth: 25.7°   Direction: North-North-East

HR2013 is a multiple giant star in the constellation of Taurus.

HR2013 visual magnitude is 5.56. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2013 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 HR2013:


HR2013 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -6.5°
Azimuth: 25.7°
Direction: North-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2013

HR2013 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 HR2013 are provided in the following table:

05h 50m 58s
+27° 58’ 04”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2013 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2013 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2013.

Visibility of HR2013 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 HR2013 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: 62.0°
Max altitude: 66.5°
Azimuth: 298.0°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2013

The image below is a photograph of HR2013 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 HR2013 is -0.009 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.012 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2013 star
DSS2 image of HR2013. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2013 during the next 10000 years (-1.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and 2.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2013 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2013 is distant 376.44 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 8 kilometers per second.

115.47 pc
376.44 ly
8 km/s
-0.009 arcsec/year
0.012 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2013

HR2013 belongs to spectral class G7


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2013 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2013. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR2013 star system properties

HR2013 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR2013 double sysyem:

0 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR2013