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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:16
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Above the horizon.  Rise: 5:04 | Tran: 13:19 | Set: 21:34
Altitude: 8.5°   Azimuth: 61.4°   Direction: East-North-East

HR2074 is a hypergiant star of spectral class A0 in the constellation of Taurus.

HR2074 visual magnitude is 6.02. Because of its faintness, HR2074 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2074

Finder chart HR2074 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2074.

HR2074 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 HR2074 are provided in the following table:

05h 56m 56s
+24° 14’ 58”
Image of HR2074 star
DSS2 image of HR2074. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2074 during the next 100000 years (3.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR2074


and has a luminosity class of I corresponding to a hypergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2074 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2074. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR2074 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2074 is distant 32,600,000.00 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 1 kilometers per second.

10,000,000.00 pc
32,600,000.00 ly
1 km/s
0.002 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR2074


Visibility of HR2074 from your location

Today's HR2074 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 65.8°
Max altitude: 62.8°
Azimuth: 294.2°