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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:43 
Transit: 13:01 
Sunset: 21:18
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Above the horizon.  Rise: 7:20 | Tran: 12:55 | Set: 18:29
Altitude: 19.3°   Azimuth: 125.4°   Direction: South-East

HR2202 is a variable and double star of spectral class B9 in the constellation of Monoceros.

HR2202 visual magnitude is 6.18. Because of its faintness, HR2202 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 HR2202

Finder chart HR2202 star
Simplified finder chart for 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:

06h 11m 43s
-04° 39’ 56”
Image of HR2202 star
DSS2 image of HR2202. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2202 during the next 10000 years (-1.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.50 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR2202


HR2202 is also a HgMn chemically peculiar star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2202 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2202. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

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:

0.8 arcsec

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.

181.16 pc
590.58 ly
23 km/s
-0.011 arcsec/year
-0.009 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR2202


Visibility of HR2202 from your location

Today's HR2202 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 94.7°
Max altitude: 33.9°
Azimuth: 265.3°