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HR2183

Altitude: -2.1°   Azimuth: 249.0°   Direction: West-South-West

HR2183 is a giant star in the constellation of Lepus.

HR2183 visual magnitude is 5.56. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2183 should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR2183 is -0.047 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.045 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2183 star
DSS2 image of HR2183. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2183 during the next 10000 years (-7.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and 7.50 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR2183

5.56
Giant

HR2183 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -2.1°
Azimuth: 249.0°
Direction: West-South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2183

HR2183 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 HR2183 are provided in the following table:

06h 09m 34s
-14° 35’ 03”
221.53°
-15.74°
Lepus

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2183 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2183 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2183.

Visibility of HR2183 from your location

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

Today's HR2183 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 104.6°
Max altitude: 23.9°
Azimuth: 255.4°

Distance of HR2183 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2183 is distant 212.38 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 31 kilometers per second.

65.15 pc
212.38 ly
31 km/s
-0.047 arcsec/year
0.045 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2183

HR2183 belongs to spectral class K2 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

1.49
K2III
4389K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2183 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2183. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2183

SAO151178
SAO151178