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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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HR2211

Altitude: -69.9°   Azimuth: 83.5°   Direction: East

HR2211 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Puppis.

HR2211 visual magnitude is 6.31. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2211 should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR2211 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 HR2211 star
DSS2 image of HR2211. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2211 during the next 100000 years (8.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 8.33 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR2211

6.31
Hypergiant

HR2211 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -69.9°
Azimuth: 83.5°
Direction: East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2211

HR2211 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 HR2211 are provided in the following table:

06h 10m 39s
-45° 16’ 54”
252.67°
-25.77°
Puppis

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2211 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2211 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2211.

Visibility of HR2211 from your location

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

HR2211 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Distance of HR2211 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2211 is distant 662.60 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 20 kilometers per second.

203.25 pc
662.60 ly
20 km/s
0.005 arcsec/year
0.005 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2211

HR2211 belongs to spectral class A0 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a hypergiant star.

-0.23
A0V
10516K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2211 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2211. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2211

SAO217758
SAO217758