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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:58 
Sunset: 21:15
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Above the horizon.  Rise: 6:15 | Tran: 13:48 | Set: 21:20
Altitude: 56.2°   Azimuth: 174.3°   Direction: South

HR2277 is a giant star of spectral class G9 in the constellation of Gemini.

HR2277 visual magnitude is 6.35. Because of its faintness, HR2277 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.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2277

Finder chart HR2277 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2277.

HR2277 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 HR2277 are provided in the following table:

06h 21m 25s
+17° 45’ 48”
Image of HR2277 star
DSS2 image of HR2277. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2277 during the next 10000 years (3.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -6.50 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR2277



The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2277 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2277. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR2277 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2277 is distant 417.41 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 10 kilometers per second.

128.04 pc
417.41 ly
10 km/s
0.019 arcsec/year
-0.039 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR2277


Visibility of HR2277 from your location

Today's HR2277 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 72.2°
Max altitude: 56.3°
Azimuth: 287.8°