HR2023 is a giant star in the constellation of Pictor.
HR2023 visual magnitude is 6.18. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2023 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 HR2023:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2023
HR2023 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR2023 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2023 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2023 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2023
The image below is a photograph of HR2023 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 HR2023 is -0.016 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.009 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR2023 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2023 is distant 1,220.97 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 3 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR2023
HR2023 belongs to spectral class K3 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2023 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.