HR2140 is a multiple giant star in the constellation of Lepus.
HR2140 visual magnitude is 5.04. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2140 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 HR2140:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2140
HR2140 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 HR2140 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2140 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2140 from your location
Today's HR2140 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2140
The image below is a photograph of HR2140 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 HR2140 is 0.056 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.092 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR2140 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2140 is distant 387.63 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 182 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR2140
HR2140 belongs to spectral class K3 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2140 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR2140 star system properties
HR2140 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR2140 double sysyem: