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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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SunsetSet: 15:50 south
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Altitude: -14.2°   Azimuth: 68.4°   Direction: East-North-East

HR2127 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Orion.

HR2127 visual magnitude is 6.59. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2127 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 HR2127:


HR2127 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -14.2°
Azimuth: 68.4°
Direction: East-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2127

HR2127 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 HR2127 are provided in the following table:

06h 02m 17s
+01° 41’ 39”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2127 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2127 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2127.

Visibility of HR2127 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 HR2127 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: 88.3°
Max altitude: 40.2°
Azimuth: 271.7°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2127

The image below is a photograph of HR2127 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 HR2127 is 0.004 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.007 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2127 star
DSS2 image of HR2127. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2127 during the next 100000 years (6.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 11.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2127 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2127 is distant 583.18 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 3 kilometers per second.

178.89 pc
583.18 ly
3 km/s
0.004 arcsec/year
0.007 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2127

HR2127 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 HR2127 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2127. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2127