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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
🌅 Sunrise: 6:41  ☀️ Transit: 13:03  🌅 Sunset: 19:26


HR2080 is a giant star in the constellation of Auriga.

HR2080 visual magnitude is 6.14. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2080 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 HR2080:

HR2080 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 38°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2080

HR2080 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 HR2080 are provided in the following table:

05h 59m 48s
+54° 32’ 49”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2080 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2080 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2080.

Visibility of HR2080 from your location

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

HR2080 is circumpolar and transits at 17:28 UTC (altitude: 86.9°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2080

The image below is a photograph of HR2080 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 HR2080 is 0.011 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.035 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2080 star
DSS2 image of HR2080. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2080 during the next 10000 years (1.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -5.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2080 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2080 is distant 340.65 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 6 kilometers per second.

104.49 pc
340.65 ly
-6 km/s
0.011 arcsec/year
-0.035 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2080

HR2080 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 HR2080 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2080. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2080