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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:53 
Transit: 12:55 
Sunset: 20:59
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HR2081

Altitude: 38.1°   Azimuth: 305.2°   Direction: North-West

HR2081 is a giant star in the constellation of Auriga.

HR2081 visual magnitude is 5.89. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2081 should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR2081 is -0.002 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.009 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2081 star
DSS2 image of HR2081. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2081 during the next 100000 years (-3.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -15.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR2081

5.89
Giant

HR2081 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom.

Altitude: 38.1°
Azimuth: 305.2°
Direction: North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2081

HR2081 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 HR2081 are provided in the following table:

05h 59m 21s
+49° 55’ 27”
162.95°
12.7°
Auriga

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2081 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2081 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2081.

Visibility of HR2081 from your location

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

HR2081 is circumpolar and transits at 13:36 UTC (altitude: 88.4°)

Distance of HR2081 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2081 is distant 1,124.14 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 4 kilometers per second.

344.83 pc
1,124.14 ly
-4 km/s
-0.002 arcsec/year
-0.009 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2081

HR2081 belongs to spectral class G5 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

-1.80
G5III
4251K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2081 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2081. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2081

SAO40743
SAO40743