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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 4:50  
clear_day Transit: 12:56  
SunsetSet: 21:02 south
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HR2063 is a variable giant star in the constellation of Orion.

HR2063 visual magnitude is 5.4. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2063 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 HR2063:

HR2063 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt. Altitude: 53°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2063

HR2063 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 HR2063 are provided in the following table:

05h 55m 49s
+20° 10’ 30”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2063 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2063 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2063.

Visibility of HR2063 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 HR2063 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: 69.8°
Max altitude: 58.7°
Azimuth: 290.2°
HR2063 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2063

The image below is a photograph of HR2063 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 HR2063 is 0 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.014 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2063 star
DSS2 image of HR2063. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2063 during the next 10000 years (0.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.33 arcmin in declination);

Spectral properties of HR2063

HR2063 belongs to spectral class M6 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


Alternative designations of HR2063