HR2203 is a variable bright giant star in the constellation of Columba.
HR2203 visual magnitude is 5.58. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2203 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 HR2203:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2203
HR2203 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR2203 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2203 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2203 from your location
HR2203 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2203
The image below is a photograph of HR2203 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 HR2203 is -0.026 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.076 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR2203 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2203 is distant 853.40 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 19 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR2203
HR2203 belongs to spectral class M2 and has a luminosity class of II corresponding to a bright giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2203 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.