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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:43 
Transit: 13:01 
Sunset: 21:18
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Above the horizon.  Rise: 5:30 | Tran: 12:59 | Set: 20:28
Altitude: 16.6°   Azimuth: 83.1°   Direction: East

HR2235 is a bright giant star of spectral class K5 in the constellation of Orion.

HR2235 visual magnitude is 6.39. Because of its faintness, HR2235 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.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2235

Finder chart HR2235 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2235.

HR2235 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 HR2235 are provided in the following table:

06h 16m 23s
+17° 10’ 53”
Image of HR2235 star
DSS2 image of HR2235. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2235 during the next 10000 years (-0.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.33 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR2235

Bright giant

and has a luminosity class of II corresponding to a bright giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2235 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2235. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR2235 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2235 is distant 727.68 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 39 kilometers per second.

223.21 pc
727.68 ly
39 km/s
-0.002 arcsec/year
-0.014 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR2235


Visibility of HR2235 from your location

Today's HR2235 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 72.8°
Max altitude: 55.7°
Azimuth: 287.2°