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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 5:07 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 21:04
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Above the horizon.  Rise: 1:36 | Tran: 11:02 | Set: 20:27
Alt: 12.96°   Az: 54.04°   Direction: North-East

HR2018 is a variable and double giant star of spectral class M3 in the constellation of Auriga.

HR2018 visual magnitude is 6.25. Because of its faintness, HR2018 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.

HR2018 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.

Image of HR2018 star
DSS2 image of HR2018. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2018 during the next 100000 years (1.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 11.67 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates


05h 53m 01s
+32° 07’ 46”
16h 34m 39s
22h 27m 41s


05h 51m 25s
+32° 07’ 29”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart HR2018 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2018.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2018 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2018. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Star System Properties

HR2018 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR2018 double sysyem:

15.2 arcsec

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR2018 is distant 580.07 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 103 kilometers per second.

177.94 pc
580.07 ly
103 km/s
0.001 arcsec/y
0.007 "/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR2018 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 57.9°
Max altitude: 70.6°
Azimuth: 302.1°