HR2291 is a variable main-sequence star in the constellation of Lynx.
HR2291 visual magnitude is 5.64. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2291 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 HR2291:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2291
HR2291 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR2291 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2291 in the sky:
Visibility of HR2291 from your location
HR2291 is circumpolar and transits at 22:13 UTC (altitude: 85.2°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2291
The image below is a photograph of HR2291 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 HR2291 is -0.026 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.022 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR2291 from the Sun and relative movement
HR2291 is distant 271.44 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 10 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR2291
HR2291 belongs to spectral class A3 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2291 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.