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Altitude: -63.0°   Azimuth: 283.1°   Direction: West-North-West

HR2262 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Columba.

HR2262 visual magnitude is 6. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2262 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 HR2262 is -0.013 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.022 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2262 star
DSS2 image of HR2262. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2262 during the next 10000 years (-2.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.67 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR2262


HR2262 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -63.0°
Azimuth: 283.1°
Direction: West-North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2262

HR2262 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR2262 are provided in the following table:

06h 16m 35s
-39° 15’ 51”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2262 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2262 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2262.

Visibility of HR2262 from your location

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

HR2262 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Distance of HR2262 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2262 is distant 390.42 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 4 kilometers per second.

119.76 pc
390.42 ly
-4 km/s
-0.013 arcsec/year
-0.022 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2262

HR2262 belongs to spectral class A2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2262 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2262. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2262