HR2161 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Lepus.
HR2161 visual magnitude is 6.66. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2161 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 HR2161:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2161
HR2161 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 HR2161 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2161 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2161 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2161
The image below is a photograph of HR2161 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 HR2161 is -0.002 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.001 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR2161 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2161 is distant 1,613.86 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 13 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR2161
HR2161 belongs to spectral class B3 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2161 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.