HR2053 is a multiple giant star in the constellation of Columba.
HR2053 visual magnitude is 5.63. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2053 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 HR2053:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2053
HR2053 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 HR2053 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2053 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2053 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2053
The image below is a photograph of HR2053 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 HR2053 is 0.033 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.031 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR2053 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2053 is distant 321.50 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 32 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR2053
HR2053 belongs to spectral class K1 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2053 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR2053 star system properties
HR2053 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR2053 double sysyem: