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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 4:48  
clear_day Transit: 12:56  
SunsetSet: 21:05 south
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HR2076 is a giant star in the constellation of Orion.

HR2076 visual magnitude is 5.87. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2076 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 HR2076:

HR2076 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt. Altitude: 42°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2076

HR2076 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 HR2076 are provided in the following table:

05h 56m 49s
+11° 31’ 15”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2076 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2076 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2076.

Visibility of HR2076 from your location

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

Today's HR2076 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 78.5°
Max altitude: 50.0°
Azimuth: 281.5°
HR2076 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2076

The image below is a photograph of HR2076 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 HR2076 is 0.106 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.058 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2076 star
DSS2 image of HR2076. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2076 during the next 1000 years (1.77 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.97 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2076 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2076 is distant 306.97 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 21 kilometers per second.

94.16 pc
306.97 ly
21 km/s
0.106 arcsec/year
-0.058 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2076

HR2076 belongs to spectral class K2 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2076 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2076. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2076