Your guide to the Solar System and the night sky
Please donate now to help keep TheSkyLive ads-free. This site cannot run without your voluntary donations.
🌎  Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

HR2086

HR2086 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Lepus.

HR2086 visual magnitude is 5.96. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2086 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 HR2086:

5.96
Hypergiant
HR2086 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2086

HR2086 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR2086 are provided in the following table:

05h 56m 14s
-22° 50’ 25”
228.25°
-21.88°
Lepus

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2086 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2086 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2086.

Visibility of HR2086 from your location

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

Today's HR2086 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 112.8°
Max altitude: 15.7°
Azimuth: 247.2°
HR2086 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2086

The image below is a photograph of HR2086 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 HR2086 is 0.119 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.021 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2086 star
DSS2 image of HR2086. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2086 during the next 1000 years (1.98 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.35 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2086 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2086 is distant 291.59 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 34 kilometers per second.

89.45 pc
291.59 ly
34 km/s
0.119 arcsec/year
0.021 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2086

HR2086 belongs to spectral class K0 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a hypergiant star.

1.20
K0V
4493K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2086 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2086. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2086

SAO171034
SAO171034