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HR2074

HR2074 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Taurus.

HR2074 visual magnitude is 6.02. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2074 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 HR2074:

6.02
Hypergiant
HR2074 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 20°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 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”
185.32°
-0.22°
Taurus

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2074 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2074 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2074.

Visibility of HR2074 from your location

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

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

Azimuth: 65.8°
Max altitude: 62.8°
Azimuth: 294.2°
HR2074 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2074

The image below is a photograph of HR2074 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 HR2074 is 0.002 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

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);

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

Spectral properties of HR2074

HR2074 belongs to spectral class A0 and has a luminosity class of I corresponding to a hypergiant star.

-23.98
A0I
6934K

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

Alternative designations of HR2074

SAO77750
SAO77750