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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:18
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Above the horizon.  Rise: 4:01 | Tran: 12:46 | Set: 21:30
Altitude: 34.0°   Azimuth: 86.5°   Direction: East

HR2013 is a multiple giant star of spectral class G7 in the constellation of Taurus.

HR2013 visual magnitude is 5.56. Because of its faintness, HR2013 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2013

Finder chart HR2013 star
Simplified finder chart for 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”
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);

Key facts about HR2013



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:

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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

Alternative designations of HR2013


Visibility of HR2013 from your location

Today's HR2013 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 62.0°
Max altitude: 66.5°
Azimuth: 298.0°