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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 5:00 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:07
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Below the horizon.  Rise: 4:15 | Tran: 11:45 | Set: 19:15
Alt: -16.15°   Az: 329.47°   Direction: North-North-West

HR2258 is a variable giant star of spectral class B9 in the constellation of Orion.

HR2258 visual magnitude is 6.32. Because of its faintness, HR2258 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.

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.

Image of HR2258 star
DSS2 image of HR2258. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2258 during the next 100000 years (-15.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -15.00 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates


06h 20m 27s
+17° 18’ 47”
09h 57m 02s
16h 17m 30s


06h 19m 01s
+17° 19’ 29”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart HR2258 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2258.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

HR2258 is also a SiCr chemically peculiar star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2258 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2258. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR2258 is distant 630.56 light years from the Sun

193.42 pc
630.56 ly
-0.009 arcsec/y
-0.009 "/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR2258 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 72.7°
Max altitude: 55.8°
Azimuth: 287.3°