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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 5:10 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 21:02
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Below the horizon.  Rise: 4:04 | Tran: 10:56 | Set: 17:49
Alt: -24.72°   Az: 334.59°   Direction: North-North-West

HR2048 is a bright giant star of spectral class G9 in the constellation of Orion.

HR2048 visual magnitude is 6.12. Because of its faintness, HR2048 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.

Image of HR2048 star
DSS2 image of HR2048. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2048 during the next 100000 years (10.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 13.33 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates


05h 55m 35s
+10° 35’ 23”
10h 26m 33s
16h 22m 08s


05h 54m 13s
+10° 35’ 12”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart HR2048 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2048.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

Bright giant


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2048 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2048. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR2048 is distant 1,475.11 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 13 kilometers per second.

13 km/s
0.006 arcsec/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR2048 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 79.4°
Max altitude: 49.1°
Azimuth: 280.6°