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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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clear_day Transit: 12:12  
SunsetSet: 17:25
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HR2060

Altitude: -9.1°   Azimuth: 249.9°   Direction: West-South-West

HR2060 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Lepus.

HR2060 visual magnitude is 6.69. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2060 should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR2060 is -0.025 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.004 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2060 star
DSS2 image of HR2060. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2060 during the next 10000 years (-4.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.67 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR2060

6.69
Main-sequence

HR2060 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -9.1°
Azimuth: 249.9°
Direction: West-South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2060

HR2060 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 HR2060 are provided in the following table:

05h 53m 57s
-19° 38’ 17”
224.85°
-21.18°
Lepus

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2060 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2060 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2060.

Visibility of HR2060 from your location

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

Today's HR2060 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 109.6°
Max altitude: 18.9°
Azimuth: 250.4°

Distance of HR2060 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2060 is distant 840.21 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 2 kilometers per second.

257.73 pc
840.21 ly
2 km/s
-0.025 arcsec/year
0.004 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2060

HR2060 belongs to spectral class A4 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

-0.37
A4V
9028K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2060 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2060. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2060

SAO150925
SAO150925