HR2202 is a variable and double star in the constellation of Monoceros.
HR2202 visual magnitude is 6.18. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2202 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 HR2202:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2202
HR2202 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 HR2202 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2202 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2202 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR2202 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2202
The image below is a photograph of HR2202 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 HR2202 is -0.011 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.009 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR2202 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2202 is distant 590.58 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 23 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR2202
HR2202 belongs to spectral class B9 HR2202 is also a HgMn chemically peculiar star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2202 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR2202 star system properties
HR2202 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR2202 double sysyem: