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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:57  
clear_day Transit: 12:11  
SunsetSet: 17:27
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Altitude: -36.5°   Azimuth: 81.8°   Direction: East

HR2090 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Lepus.

HR2090 visual magnitude is 6.36. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2090 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 HR2090 is 0.014 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.026 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2090 star
DSS2 image of HR2090. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2090 during the next 10000 years (2.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 4.33 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR2090


HR2090 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -36.5°
Azimuth: 81.8°
Direction: East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2090

HR2090 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 HR2090 are provided in the following table:

05h 56m 34s
-23° 12’ 56”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2090 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2090 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2090.

Visibility of HR2090 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 HR2090 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: 113.2°
Max altitude: 15.3°
Azimuth: 246.8°

Distance of HR2090 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2090 is distant 499.23 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 5 kilometers per second.

153.14 pc
499.23 ly
-5 km/s
0.014 arcsec/year
0.026 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2090

HR2090 belongs to spectral class K0


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2090 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2090. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2090