HR2258 is a variable giant star in the constellation of Orion.
HR2258 visual magnitude is 6.32. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2258 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 HR2258:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2258
HR2258 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 HR2258 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2258 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2258 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2258
The image below is a photograph of HR2258 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 HR2258 is -0.009 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.009 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR2258 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2258 is distant 630.56 light years from the Sun
Spectral properties of HR2258
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2258 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.