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Altitude: -10.1°   Azimuth: 272.1°   Direction: West

HR2205 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Monoceros.

HR2205 visual magnitude is 5.05. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2205 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 HR2205:


HR2205 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -10.1°
Azimuth: 272.1°
Direction: West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2205

HR2205 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 HR2205 are provided in the following table:

06h 11m 51s
-06° 33’ 01”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2205 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2205 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2205.

Visibility of HR2205 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 HR2205 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: 96.6°
Max altitude: 32.0°
Azimuth: 263.4°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2205

The image below is a photograph of HR2205 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 HR2205 is -0.005 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.005 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2205 star
DSS2 image of HR2205. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2205 during the next 100000 years (-8.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -8.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2205 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2205 is distant 1,202.95 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 29 kilometers per second.

369.00 pc
1,202.95 ly
29 km/s
-0.005 arcsec/year
-0.005 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2205

HR2205 belongs to spectral class B2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2205 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2205. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2205