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HR2050

HR2050 is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Orion.

HR2050 visual magnitude is 6.59. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2050 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 HR2050:

6.59
Main-sequence
HR2050 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2050

HR2050 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR2050 are provided in the following table:

05h 54m 32s
+11° 45’ 44”
195.88°
-6.96°
Orion

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2050 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2050 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2050.

Visibility of HR2050 from your location

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

Today's HR2050 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 78.2°
Max altitude: 50.3°
Azimuth: 281.8°
HR2050 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2050

The image below is a photograph of HR2050 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 HR2050 is 0.008 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.068 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2050 star
DSS2 image of HR2050. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2050 during the next 10000 years (1.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -11.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2050 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2050 is distant 304.96 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 28 kilometers per second.

93.55 pc
304.96 ly
28 km/s
0.008 arcsec/year
-0.068 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2050

HR2050 belongs to spectral class A2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

1.73
A2V
9766K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2050 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2050. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR2050 star system properties

HR2050 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR2050 double sysyem:

6.59
12.09
5.5
22.7 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR2050

SAO94979
SAO94979