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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:52  
clear_day Transit: 11:51  
SunsetSet: 15:49 south
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Altitude: -21.8°   Azimuth: 122.9°   Direction: East-South-East

HR2265 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Columba.

HR2265 visual magnitude is 5.87. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2265 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 HR2265:


HR2265 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -21.8°
Azimuth: 122.9°
Direction: East-South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2265

HR2265 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 HR2265 are provided in the following table:

06h 17m 09s
-37° 15’ 11”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2265 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2265 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2265.

Visibility of HR2265 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 HR2265 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: 127.3°
Max altitude: 1.3°
Azimuth: 232.7°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2265

The image below is a photograph of HR2265 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 HR2265 is -0.011 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.01 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2265 star
DSS2 image of HR2265. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2265 during the next 10000 years (-1.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2265 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2265 is distant 202.48 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 21 kilometers per second.

62.11 pc
202.48 ly
21 km/s
-0.011 arcsec/year
-0.01 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2265

HR2265 belongs to spectral class A3 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2265 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2265. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2265