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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:12 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:59
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HR2218

Above the horizon.  Rise: 5:29 | Tran: 11:08 | Set: 16:47
Alt: 6.34°   Az: 104.19°   Direction: East-South-East

HR2218 is a giant star of spectral class G8 in the constellation of Orion.

HR2218 visual magnitude is 5.83. Because of its faintness, HR2218 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Image of HR2218 star
DSS2 image of HR2218. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2218 during the next 10000 years (-1.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and 4.17 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

06h 15m 07s
-03° 45’ 00”
19h 00m 16s
01h 15m 23s

J2000

06h 13m 54s
-03° 44’ 29”

Galactic Coordinates

211.99°
-10.05°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR2218 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2218.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

5.83
Giant

0.91
G8III
4892K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2218 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2218. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR2218 is distant 314.67 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 50 kilometers per second.

96.53
314.67
50 km/s
-0.011 arcsec/y
0.025"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO132994
SAO132994

Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR2218 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 93.8°
Max altitude: 34.8°
Azimuth: 266.2°