HR2156 is a variable giant star in the constellation of Lepus.
HR2156 visual magnitude is 6.95. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2156 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 HR2156:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2156
HR2156 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 HR2156 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2156 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2156 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2156
The image below is a photograph of HR2156 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 HR2156 is 0.024 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.018 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR2156 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2156 is distant 898.07 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 12 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR2156
HR2156 belongs to spectral class M6 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2156 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.