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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 7:01  
clear_day Transit: 12:12  
SunsetSet: 17:24
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Altitude: -2.6°   Azimuth: 235.4°   Direction: South-West

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 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);

Key facts about HR2086


HR2086 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -2.6°
Azimuth: 235.4°
Direction: South-West

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”

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 edit_location_alt
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 edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 112.8°
Max altitude: 15.7°
Azimuth: 247.2°

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.


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