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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 5:00 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:07
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Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Alt: -70.15°   Az: 260.67°   Direction: West

HR2281 is a supergiant star of spectral class G2 in the constellation of Puppis.

HR2281 visual magnitude is 7.04. Because of its faintness, HR2281 is not visible to the naked eye.

HR2281 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere.

Image of HR2281 star
DSS2 image of HR2281. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2281 during the next 100000 years (10.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 5.00 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates


06h 19m 22s
-50° 22’ 13”
09h 53m 12s
16h 12m 35s


06h 18m 46s
-50° 21’ 33”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart HR2281 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2281.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2281 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2281. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR2281 is distant 2,629.03 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 17 kilometers per second.

806.45 pc
2,629.03 ly
17 km/s
0.006 arcsec/y
0.003 "/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

HR2281 is currently not visible from Greenwich, UK