HR2043 is a giant star in the constellation of Columba.
HR2043 visual magnitude is 6.45. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2043 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 HR2043:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2043
HR2043 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 HR2043 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2043 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2043 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR2043 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2043
The image below is a photograph of HR2043 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 HR2043 is -0.004 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.02 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR2043 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2043 is distant 693.62 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 2 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR2043
HR2043 belongs to spectral class K3 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2043 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.