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HR2049 is a giant star in the constellation of Pictor.

HR2049 visual magnitude is 5.17. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2049 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 HR2049:

HR2049 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2049

HR2049 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR2049 are provided in the following table:

05h 50m 53s
-52° 06’ 32”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2049 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2049 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2049.

Visibility of HR2049 from your location

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

HR2049 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2049

The image below is a photograph of HR2049 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 HR2049 is 0.006 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.078 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2049 star
DSS2 image of HR2049. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2049 during the next 10000 years (1.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -13.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2049 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2049 is distant 264.40 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 1 kilometers per second.

81.10 pc
264.40 ly
1 km/s
0.006 arcsec/year
-0.078 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2049

HR2049 belongs to spectral class G8 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2049 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2049. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2049