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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: 11:45 | Tran: 13:51 | Set: 15:56
Altitude: 1.5°   Azimuth: 159.0°   Direction: South-South-East

HR2288 is a variable main-sequence star of spectral class B1 in the constellation of Columba.

HR2288 visual magnitude is 5.53. Because of its faintness, HR2288 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 HR2288

Finder chart HR2288 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2288.

HR2288 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 HR2288 are provided in the following table:

06h 20m 36s
-34° 08’ 38”
Image of HR2288 star
DSS2 image of HR2288. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2288 during the next 10000 years (0.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and 4.67 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR2288


and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2288 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2288. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR2288 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2288 is distant 2,012.35 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 54 kilometers per second.

617.28 pc
2,012.35 ly
54 km/s
0.005 arcsec/year
0.028 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR2288


Visibility of HR2288 from your location

Today's HR2288 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 124.1°
Max altitude: 4.4°
Azimuth: 235.9°