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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
🌅 Sunrise: 6:48  ☀️ Transit: 13:04  🌅 Sunset: 19:21


HR2153 is a giant star in the constellation of Auriga.

HR2153 visual magnitude is 6.36. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2153 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 HR2153:

HR2153 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 18°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2153

HR2153 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR2153 are provided in the following table:

06h 08m 22s
+41° 03’ 20”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2153 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2153 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2153.

Visibility of HR2153 from your location

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

HR2153 is circumpolar and transits at 17:48 UTC (altitude: 79.6°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2153

The image below is a photograph of HR2153 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 HR2153 is -0.016 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.053 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2153 star
DSS2 image of HR2153. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2153 during the next 10000 years (-2.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -8.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2153 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2153 is distant 383.53 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 87 kilometers per second.

117.65 pc
383.53 ly
-87 km/s
-0.016 arcsec/year
-0.053 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2153

HR2153 belongs to spectral class G9 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2153 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2153. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2153