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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:50  
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Altitude: 39.1°   Azimuth: 10.6°   Direction: North

HR2078 is a star in the constellation of Camelopardalis.

HR2078 visual magnitude is 6.4. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2078 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 HR2078:


HR2078 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 39.1°
Azimuth: 10.6°
Direction: North

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2078

HR2078 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR2078 are provided in the following table:

06h 05m 09s
+75° 35’ 08”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2078 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2078 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2078.

Visibility of HR2078 from your location

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

HR2078 is circumpolar and transits at 00:59 UTC (altitude: 65.9°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2078

The image below is a photograph of HR2078 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 HR2078 is 0.009 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.01 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2078 star
DSS2 image of HR2078. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2078 during the next 10000 years (1.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2078 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2078 is distant 719.65 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 4 kilometers per second.

220.75 pc
719.65 ly
4 km/s
0.009 arcsec/year
-0.01 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2078

HR2078 belongs to spectral class K5


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2078 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2078. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2078