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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:38  
clear_day Transit: 12:10  
SunsetSet: 17:43
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Altitude: 54.4°   Azimuth: 225.3°   Direction: South-West

HR2116 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Gemini.

HR2116 visual magnitude is 6.37. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2116 should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR2116 is -0.011 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.02 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2116 star
DSS2 image of HR2116. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2116 during the next 10000 years (-1.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.33 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR2116


HR2116 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 54.4°
Azimuth: 225.3°
Direction: South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2116

HR2116 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 HR2116 are provided in the following table:

06h 01m 41s
+22° 24’ 02”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2116 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2116 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2116.

Visibility of HR2116 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 HR2116 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: 67.6°
Max altitude: 60.9°
Azimuth: 292.4°

Distance of HR2116 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2116 is distant 584.23 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 24 kilometers per second.

179.21 pc
584.23 ly
24 km/s
-0.011 arcsec/year
-0.02 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2116

HR2116 belongs to spectral class B8 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2116 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2116. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2116