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 skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.
The table below summarizes the key facts about HR2081:
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:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2081 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2081 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR2081 is circumpolar and transits at 17:47 UTC (altitude: 88.4°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2081
The image below is a photograph of HR2081 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 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.
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.
Spectral properties of HR2081
HR2081 belongs to spectral class G5 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2081 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.