HR2174 is a multiple main-sequence star in the constellation of Orion.
HR2174 visual magnitude is 5.73. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2174 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 HR2174:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2174
HR2174 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 HR2174 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2174 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2174 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR2174 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 HR2174
The image below is a photograph of HR2174 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 HR2174 is 0.004 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.02 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR2174 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2174 is distant 609.35 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 34 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR2174
HR2174 belongs to spectral class A3 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2174 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR2174 star system properties
HR2174 is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR2174 double sysyem: