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HR2036

HR2036 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Lepus.

HR2036 visual magnitude is 6.17. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2036 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 HR2036:

6.17
Hypergiant
HR2036 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2036

HR2036 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 HR2036 are provided in the following table:

05h 51m 28s
-22° 55’ 33”
227.91°
-22.93°
Lepus

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2036 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2036 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2036.

Visibility of HR2036 from your location

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

Today's HR2036 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 112.9°
Max altitude: 15.6°
Azimuth: 247.1°
HR2036 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2036

The image below is a photograph of HR2036 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 HR2036 is -0.001 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.018 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2036 star
DSS2 image of HR2036. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2036 during the next 10000 years (-0.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2036 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2036 is distant 442.93 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 26 kilometers per second.

135.87 pc
442.93 ly
26 km/s
-0.001 arcsec/year
-0.018 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2036

HR2036 belongs to spectral class K0

0.50
K0
4695K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2036 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2036. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2036

SAO170931
SAO170931