HR2209 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Camelopardalis.
HR2209 visual magnitude is 4.8. Because of its moderate brightness, HR2209 should be easily visible from locations with dark skyes, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skyes affected by light pollution.
The table below summarizes the key facts about HR2209:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2209
HR2209 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR2209 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2209 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2209 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR2209 is circumpolar and transits at 18:07 UTC (altitude: 72.2°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2209
The image below is a photograph of HR2209 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 HR2209 is 0.002 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.107 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR2209 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2209 is distant 175.74 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 7 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR2209
HR2209 belongs to spectral class A0 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2209 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.