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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:35  
clear_day Transit: 12:10  
SunsetSet: 17:45
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Altitude: 27.7°   Azimuth: 3.2°   Direction: North

HR2041 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Camelopardalis.

HR2041 visual magnitude is 6.25. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2041 should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR2041 is 0.048 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.016 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2041 star
DSS2 image of HR2041. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2041 during the next 10000 years (8.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.67 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR2041


HR2041 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 27.7°
Azimuth: 3.2°
Direction: North

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2041

HR2041 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR2041 are provided in the following table:

05h 57m 34s
+66° 05’ 45”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2041 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2041 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2041.

Visibility of HR2041 from your location

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

HR2041 is circumpolar and transits at 19:01 UTC (altitude: 75.4°)

Distance of HR2041 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2041 is distant 426.70 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 22 kilometers per second.

130.89 pc
426.70 ly
-22 km/s
0.048 arcsec/year
-0.016 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2041

HR2041 belongs to spectral class K0


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2041 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2041. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2041