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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:57 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:10
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Above the horizon.  Rise: 5:20 | Tran: 11:53 | Set: 18:27
Altitude: 21.5°   Azimuth: 253.5°   Direction: West-South-West

HR2248 is a giant star of spectral class B7 in the constellation of Orion.

HR2248 visual magnitude is 6.57. Because of its faintness, HR2248 is not visible to the naked eye.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2248

Finder chart HR2248 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2248.

HR2248 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 HR2248 are provided in the following table:

06h 16m 58s
+07° 03’ 11”
Image of HR2248 star
DSS2 image of HR2248. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2248 during the next 10000 years (-1.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.50 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR2248


and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2248 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2248. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR2248 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2248 is distant 1,230.19 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 41 kilometers per second.

377.36 pc
1,230.19 ly
41 km/s
-0.011 arcsec/year
0.009 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR2248


Visibility of HR2248 from your location

Today's HR2248 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 82.9°
Max altitude: 45.6°
Azimuth: 277.1°