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HR2269 is a variable supergiant star in the constellation of Orion.

HR2269 visual magnitude is 5.69. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2269 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 HR2269:

HR2269 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 48°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2269

HR2269 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 HR2269 are provided in the following table:

06h 20m 04s
+14° 39’ 03”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2269 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2269 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2269.

Visibility of HR2269 from your location

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

Today's HR2269 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 75.3°
Max altitude: 53.2°
Azimuth: 284.7°
HR2269 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2269

The image below is a photograph of HR2269 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 HR2269 is -0.003 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.014 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2269 star
DSS2 image of HR2269. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2269 during the next 10000 years (-0.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2269 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2269 is distant 547.90 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 36 kilometers per second.

168.07 pc
547.90 ly
36 km/s
-0.003 arcsec/year
-0.014 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2269

HR2269 belongs to spectral class K3 and has a luminosity class of I corresponding to a supergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2269 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2269. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2269