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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:17
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HR2115

Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Altitude: 23.8°   Azimuth: 49.4°   Direction: North-East

HR2115 is a hypergiant star of spectral class K0 in the constellation of Auriga.

HR2115 visual magnitude is 6.42. Because of its faintness, HR2115 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2115

Finder chart HR2115 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2115.

HR2115 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 HR2115 are provided in the following table:

06h 02m 53s
+43° 22’ 42”
169.15°
10.21°
Auriga
Image of HR2115 star
DSS2 image of HR2115. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2115 during the next 10000 years (3.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR2115

6.42
Hypergiant

0.92
K0
10125K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2115 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2115. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR2115 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2115 is distant 410.06 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 19 kilometers per second.

125.79 pc
410.06 ly
-19 km/s
0.02 arcsec/year
-0.024 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR2115

SAO40808
SAO40808

Visibility of HR2115 from your location

HR2115 is circumpolar and transits at 12:10 UTC (altitude: 81.9°)