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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:58 
Sunset: 21:15
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HR2209

Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Altitude: 69.1°   Azimuth: 23.0°   Direction: North-North-East

HR2209 is a hypergiant star of spectral class A0 in the constellation of Camelopardalis.

HR2209 visual magnitude is 4.8. Because of its moderate brightness, HR2209 is easily visible to the naked eye from locations with dark skies, while it might be barely visible, or not visible at all, from light-polluted skies.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2209

Finder chart HR2209 star
Simplified finder chart for 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:

06h 18m 50s
+69° 19’ 10”
145.16°
22.46°
Camelopardalis
Image of HR2209 star
DSS2 image of HR2209. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2209 during the next 1000 years (0.03 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.78 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR2209

4.8
Hypergiant

and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a hypergiant star.

1.14
A0V
9766K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2209 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2209. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

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.

53.91 pc
175.74 ly
-7 km/s
0.002 arcsec/year
-0.107 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR2209

SAO13788
SAO13788

Visibility of HR2209 from your location

HR2209 is circumpolar and transits at 12:49 UTC (altitude: 72.2°)