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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:59  
clear_day Transit: 12:12  
SunsetSet: 17:25
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HR2200

Altitude: -13.9°   Azimuth: 243.6°   Direction: West-South-West

HR2200 is a variable giant star in the constellation of Lepus.

HR2200 visual magnitude is 5.72. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2200 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 HR2200 is -0.016 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.046 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2200 star
DSS2 image of HR2200. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2200 during the next 10000 years (-2.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -7.67 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR2200

5.72
Giant

HR2200 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -13.9°
Azimuth: 243.6°
Direction: West-South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2200

HR2200 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR2200 are provided in the following table:

06h 10m 34s
-27° 09’ 15”
233.82°
-20.4°
Lepus

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2200 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2200 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2200.

Visibility of HR2200 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 HR2200 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: 117.2°
Max altitude: 11.4°
Azimuth: 242.8°

Distance of HR2200 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2200 is distant 331.30 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 1 kilometers per second.

101.63 pc
331.30 ly
1 km/s
-0.016 arcsec/year
-0.046 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2200

HR2200 belongs to spectral class K1 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

0.68
K1III
4581K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2200 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2200. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2200

SAO171339
SAO171339