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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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Altitude: -44.0°   Azimuth: 121.8°   Direction: East-South-East

HR2138 is a star in the constellation of Pictor.

HR2138 visual magnitude is 5.67. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2138 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 HR2138 is -0.021 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.094 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2138 star
DSS2 image of HR2138. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2138 during the next 1000 years (-0.35 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.57 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR2138


HR2138 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -44.0°
Azimuth: 121.8°
Direction: East-South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2138

HR2138 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR2138 are provided in the following table:

06h 00m 49s
-51° 12’ 59”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2138 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2138 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2138.

Visibility of HR2138 from your location

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

HR2138 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Distance of HR2138 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2138 is distant 206.07 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 5 kilometers per second.

63.21 pc
206.07 ly
5 km/s
-0.021 arcsec/year
0.094 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2138

HR2138 belongs to spectral class A HR2138 is also a so called metallic star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2138 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2138. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2138