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HR2204

Altitude: -70.2°   Azimuth: 263.2°   Direction: West

HR2204 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Puppis.

HR2204 visual magnitude is 6.49. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2204 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 HR2204:

6.49
Main-sequence

HR2204 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -70.2°
Azimuth: 263.2°
Direction: West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2204

HR2204 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 HR2204 are provided in the following table:

06h 09m 23s
-49° 33’ 46”
257.28°
-26.9°
Puppis

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2204 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2204 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2204.

Visibility of HR2204 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

HR2204 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2204

The image below is a photograph of HR2204 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 HR2204 is -0.024 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.08 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2204 star
DSS2 image of HR2204. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2204 during the next 10000 years (-4.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 13.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2204 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2204 is distant 196.03 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 60 kilometers per second.

60.13 pc
196.03 ly
60 km/s
-0.024 arcsec/year
0.08 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2204

HR2204 belongs to spectral class F7 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

2.59
F7V
6300K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2204 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2204. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2204

SAO217747
SAO217747