HR2068 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Columba.
HR2068 visual magnitude is 6.36. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2068 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 HR2068:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2068
HR2068 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 HR2068 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2068 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2068 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2068
The image below is a photograph of HR2068 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 HR2068 is -0.02 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.051 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR2068 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2068 is distant 182.74 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 18 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR2068
HR2068 belongs to spectral class F3 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2068 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.