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HR2097 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Orion.

HR2097 visual magnitude is 6.22. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2097 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 HR2097:

HR2097 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2097

HR2097 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 HR2097 are provided in the following table:

05h 58m 11s
-00° 59’ 39”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2097 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2097 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2097.

Visibility of HR2097 from your location

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

Today's HR2097 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 91.0°
Max altitude: 37.5°
Azimuth: 269.0°
HR2097 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2097

The image below is a photograph of HR2097 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 HR2097 is 0.007 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.025 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2097 star
DSS2 image of HR2097. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2097 during the next 10000 years (1.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2097 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2097 is distant 399.51 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 61 kilometers per second.

122.55 pc
399.51 ly
61 km/s
0.007 arcsec/year
-0.025 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2097

HR2097 belongs to spectral class K0


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2097 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2097. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2097