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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:18
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HR2253

Above the horizon.  Rise: 6:04 | Tran: 13:17 | Set: 20:30
Altitude: 14.8°   Azimuth: 274.6°   Direction: West

HR2253 is a multiple main-sequence star of spectral class A3 in the constellation of Orion.

HR2253 visual magnitude is 6.16. Because of its faintness, HR2253 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 HR2253

Finder chart HR2253 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2253.

HR2253 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 HR2253 are provided in the following table:

06h 18m 05s
+14° 22’ 58”
196.37°
-0.67°
Orion
Image of HR2253 star
DSS2 image of HR2253. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2253 during the next 100000 years (-11.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 6.67 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR2253

6.16
Main-sequence

and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

-0.29
A3V
10002K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2253 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2253. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR2253 star system properties

HR2253 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR2253 double sysyem:

6.16
13.06
6.9
25.4 arcsec

Distance of HR2253 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2253 is distant 636.72 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 8 kilometers per second.

195.31 pc
636.72 ly
8 km/s
-0.007 arcsec/year
0.004 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR2253

SAO95502
SAO95502

Visibility of HR2253 from your location

Today's HR2253 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 75.6°
Max altitude: 52.9°
Azimuth: 284.4°