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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:44  
clear_day Transit: 12:10  
SunsetSet: 17:38
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Altitude: 22.7°   Azimuth: 96.0°   Direction: East

HR2250 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Orion.

HR2250 visual magnitude is 6.59. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2250 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 HR2250 is 0 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.012 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2250 star
DSS2 image of HR2250. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2250 during the next 10000 years (0.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR2250


HR2250 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 22.7°
Azimuth: 96.0°
Direction: East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2250

HR2250 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 HR2250 are provided in the following table:

06h 17m 33s
+14° 03’ 29”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2250 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2250 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2250.

Visibility of HR2250 from your location

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

Today's HR2250 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 75.9°
Max altitude: 52.6°
Azimuth: 284.1°

Distance of HR2250 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2250 is distant 1,055.02 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 3 kilometers per second.

323.62 pc
1,055.02 ly
3 km/s
-0.012 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2250

HR2250 belongs to spectral class A0 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a hypergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2250 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2250. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2250