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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:18
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Below the horizon.  Rise: 3:45 | Tran: 7:44 | Set: 11:42
Altitude: -10.8°   Azimuth: 248.5°   Direction: West-South-West

HR220 is a main-sequence star of spectral class B9 in the constellation of Cetus.

HR220 visual magnitude is 5.57. Because of its faintness, HR220 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR220

Finder chart HR220 star
Simplified finder chart for HR220.

HR220 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 HR220 are provided in the following table:

00h 48m 01s
-21° 43’ 21”
Image of HR220 star
DSS2 image of HR220. The red arrow shows the motion of HR220 during the next 10000 years (4.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.83 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR220


and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR220 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR220. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR220 from the Sun and relative movement

HR220 is distant 485.12 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 21 kilometers per second.

148.81 pc
485.12 ly
21 km/s
0.028 arcsec/year
-0.011 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR220


Visibility of HR220 from your location

Today's HR220 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 111.7°
Max altitude: 16.8°
Azimuth: 248.3°