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HR2071

HR2071 is a giant star in the constellation of Orion.

HR2071 visual magnitude is 6.28. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2071 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 HR2071:

6.28
Giant
HR2071 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2071

HR2071 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 HR2071 are provided in the following table:

05h 55m 35s
-04° 47’ 17”
210.84°
-14.6°
Orion

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2071 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2071 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2071.

Visibility of HR2071 from your location

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

Today's HR2071 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 94.8°
Max altitude: 33.7°
Azimuth: 265.2°
HR2071 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2071

The image below is a photograph of HR2071 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 HR2071 is -0.011 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.019 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2071 star
DSS2 image of HR2071. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2071 during the next 10000 years (-1.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2071 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2071 is distant 320.55 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 14 kilometers per second.

98.33 pc
320.55 ly
-14 km/s
-0.011 arcsec/year
-0.019 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2071

HR2071 belongs to spectral class A2 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

1.32
A2III
9434K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2071 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2071. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2071

SAO132653
SAO132653