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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:17
wb_twilight   (Nautical Twilight)   What's Visible Now?


Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Altitude: -58.7°   Azimuth: 81.8°   Direction: East

HR2055 is a double giant star of spectral class K1 in the constellation of Columba.

HR2055 visual magnitude is 6.7. Because of its faintness, HR2055 is not visible to the naked eye.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2055

Finder chart HR2055 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2055.

HR2055 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR2055 are provided in the following table:

05h 52m 47s
-38° 31’ 32”
Image of HR2055 star
DSS2 image of HR2055. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2055 during the next 100000 years (6.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -6.67 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR2055


and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2055 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2055. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR2055 star system properties

HR2055 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR2055 double sysyem:

1.2 arcsec

Distance of HR2055 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2055 is distant 1,112.63 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 4 kilometers per second.

341.30 pc
1,112.63 ly
4 km/s
0.004 arcsec/year
-0.004 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR2055


Visibility of HR2055 from your location

HR2055 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom