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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:57  
clear_day Transit: 12:11  
SunsetSet: 17:27
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Altitude: -20.3°   Azimuth: 101.4°   Direction: East-South-East

HR2186 is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Lepus.

HR2186 visual magnitude is 5.71. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2186 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 HR2186 is 0.08 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.067 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2186 star
DSS2 image of HR2186. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2186 during the next 10000 years (13.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 11.17 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR2186


HR2186 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -20.3°
Azimuth: 101.4°
Direction: East-South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2186

HR2186 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 HR2186 are provided in the following table:

06h 09m 47s
-22° 46’ 27”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2186 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2186 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2186.

Visibility of HR2186 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 HR2186 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: 112.8°
Max altitude: 15.7°
Azimuth: 247.2°

Distance of HR2186 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2186 is distant 176.41 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 22 kilometers per second.

54.11 pc
176.41 ly
22 km/s
0.08 arcsec/year
0.067 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2186

HR2186 belongs to spectral class F6 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2186 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2186. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR2186 star system properties

HR2186 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR2186 double sysyem:

0.2 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR2186