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Altitude: -7.7°   Azimuth: 193.4°   Direction: South-South-West

HR2032 is a giant star in the constellation of Pictor.

HR2032 visual magnitude is 6.38. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2032 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 HR2032:


HR2032 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -7.7°
Azimuth: 193.4°
Direction: South-South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2032

HR2032 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 HR2032 are provided in the following table:

05h 49m 34s
-44° 52’ 31”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2032 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2032 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2032.

Visibility of HR2032 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

HR2032 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2032

The image below is a photograph of HR2032 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 HR2032 is -0.004 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.011 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2032 star
DSS2 image of HR2032. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2032 during the next 10000 years (-0.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2032 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2032 is distant 1,405.17 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 29 kilometers per second.

431.03 pc
1,405.17 ly
29 km/s
-0.004 arcsec/year
0.011 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2032

HR2032 belongs to spectral class K1 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2032 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2032. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2032