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HR2073 is a giant star in the constellation of Dorado.

HR2073 visual magnitude is 6.36. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2073 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 HR2073:

HR2073 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2073

HR2073 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 HR2073 are provided in the following table:

05h 51m 23s
-64° 02’ 00”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2073 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2073 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2073.

Visibility of HR2073 from your location

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

HR2073 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2073

The image below is a photograph of HR2073 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 HR2073 is -0.011 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.016 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2073 star
DSS2 image of HR2073. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2073 during the next 10000 years (-1.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and 2.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2073 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2073 is distant 1,116.44 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 13 kilometers per second.

342.47 pc
1,116.44 ly
13 km/s
-0.011 arcsec/year
0.016 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2073

HR2073 belongs to spectral class G8 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2073 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2073. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2073