HR2079 is a star in the constellation of Auriga.
HR2079 visual magnitude is 6.44. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2079 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 HR2079:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2079
HR2079 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR2079 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2079 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2079 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR2079 is circumpolar and transits at 17:36 UTC (altitude: 86.2°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2079
The image below is a photograph of HR2079 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 HR2079 is -0.015 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.088 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR2079 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2079 is distant 341.72 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 45 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR2079
HR2079 belongs to spectral class A5
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2079 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.