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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:17
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Below the horizon.  Rise: 7:43 | Tran: 13:07 | Set: 18:31
Altitude: -4.6°   Azimuth: 265.0°   Direction: West

HR2142 is a variable main-sequence star of spectral class B2 in the constellation of Monoceros.

HR2142 visual magnitude is 5.21. Because of its faintness, HR2142 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 HR2142

Finder chart HR2142 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2142.

HR2142 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 HR2142 are provided in the following table:

06h 04m 13s
-06° 42’ 33”
Image of HR2142 star
DSS2 image of HR2142. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2142 during the next 100000 years (-8.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -5.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR2142


and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2142 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2142. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR2142 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2142 is distant 918.31 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 25 kilometers per second.

281.69 pc
918.31 ly
25 km/s
-0.005 arcsec/year
-0.003 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR2142


Visibility of HR2142 from your location

Today's HR2142 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 96.7°
Max altitude: 31.8°
Azimuth: 263.3°