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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 6:47  
clear_day Transit: 12:50  
SunsetSet: 18:52 south
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Altitude: -47.0°   Azimuth: 348.2°   Direction: North-North-West

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

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


HR2039 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -47.0°
Azimuth: 348.2°
Direction: North-North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2039

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. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR2039 are provided in the following table:

05h 52m 07s
-09° 02’ 29”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2039 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2039 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2039.

Visibility of HR2039 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 HR2039 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: 99.0°
Max altitude: 29.5°
Azimuth: 261.0°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2039

The image below is a photograph of HR2039 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 HR2039 is -0.027 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.052 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

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);

Distance of HR2039 from the Sun and relative movement

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/year
0.052 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2039

HR2039 belongs to spectral class A2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


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

Alternative designations of HR2039