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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 4:48  
clear_day Transit: 12:56  
SunsetSet: 21:05 south
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HR2026 is a star in the constellation of Lepus.

HR2026 visual magnitude is 5.87. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2026 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 HR2026:

HR2026 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2026

HR2026 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR2026 are provided in the following table:

05h 49m 53s
-22° 58’ 18”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2026 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2026 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2026.

Visibility of HR2026 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 HR2026 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: 113.0°
Max altitude: 15.5°
Azimuth: 247.0°
HR2026 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2026

The image below is a photograph of HR2026 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 HR2026 is -0.014 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.025 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2026 star
DSS2 image of HR2026. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2026 during the next 10000 years (-2.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 4.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2026 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2026 is distant 610.49 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 44 kilometers per second.

187.27 pc
610.49 ly
44 km/s
-0.014 arcsec/year
0.025 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2026

HR2026 belongs to spectral class A2


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2026 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2026. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2026