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HR2232 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Orion.

HR2232 visual magnitude is 6.64. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2232 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 HR2232:

HR2232 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 40°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2232

HR2232 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 HR2232 are provided in the following table:

06h 15m 47s
+04° 17’ 00”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2232 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2232 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2232.

Visibility of HR2232 from your location

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

Today's HR2232 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 85.7°
Max altitude: 42.8°
Azimuth: 274.3°
HR2232 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2232

The image below is a photograph of HR2232 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 HR2232 is -0.001 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.004 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2232 star
DSS2 image of HR2232. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2232 during the next 100000 years (-1.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -6.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2232 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2232 is distant 1,143.86 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 13 kilometers per second.

350.88 pc
1,143.86 ly
13 km/s
-0.001 arcsec/year
-0.004 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2232

HR2232 belongs to spectral class B3 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2232 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2232. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2232