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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:00 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:07
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HR2046

Above the horizon.  Rise: 2:01 | Tran: 11:21 | Set: 20:42
Alt: 55.80°   Az: 110.33°   Direction: East-South-East

HR2046 is a sub-giant star of spectral class A5 in the constellation of Auriga.

HR2046 visual magnitude is 5.9. Because of its faintness, HR2046 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.

HR2046 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.

Image of HR2046 star
DSS2 image of HR2046. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2046 during the next 1000 years (-0.72 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.93 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

05h 56m 34s
+31° 42’ 15”
21h 26m 53s
03h 23m 28s

J2000

05h 54m 59s
+31° 42’ 06”

Galactic Coordinates

178.66°
3.15°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR2046 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2046.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

5.9
Sub-giant

1.42
A5IV
8658K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2046 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2046. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR2046 is distant 256.29 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 21 kilometers per second.

78.62 pc
256.29 ly
-21 km/s
-0.043 arcsec/y
-0.176 "/y

Alternative Designations

SAO58569
SAO58569

Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR2046 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 58.3°
Max altitude: 70.2°
Azimuth: 301.7°