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HR2290 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Puppis.

HR2290 visual magnitude is 6.6. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2290 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 HR2290:

HR2290 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2290

HR2290 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 HR2290 are provided in the following table:

06h 20m 06s
-48° 44’ 27”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2290 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2290 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2290.

Visibility of HR2290 from your location

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

HR2290 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2290

The image below is a photograph of HR2290 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 HR2290 is 0.231 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.271 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2290 star
DSS2 image of HR2290. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2290 during the next 1000 years (3.85 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.52 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2290 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2290 is distant 83.76 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 60 kilometers per second.

25.69 pc
83.76 ly
60 km/s
0.231 arcsec/year
-0.271 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2290

HR2290 belongs to spectral class G3 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2290 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2290. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2290