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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:58 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:09
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Below the horizon.  Rise: 6:12 | Tran: 11:24 | Set: 16:37
Altitude: -30.1°   Azimuth: 295.9°   Direction: West-North-West

HR2039 is a main-sequence star of spectral class A2 in the constellation of Orion.

HR2039 visual magnitude is 5.97. Because of its faintness, HR2039 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.

HR2039 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year.

Image of HR2039 star
DSS2 image of HR2039. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2039 during the next 10000 years (-4.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and 8.67 arcmin in declination);

Apparent Coordinates

05h 53m 17s
-09° 02’ 13”
08h 30m 43s

J2000 Coordinates

05h 52m 07s
-09° 02’ 29”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart HR2039 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2039.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2039 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2039. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR2039 is distant 379.07 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 39 kilometers per second.

116.28 pc
379.07 ly
39 km/s
-0.027 arcsec/y
0.052 "/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR2039 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 99.0°
Max altitude: 29.5°
Azimuth: 261.0°