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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
🌅 Sunrise: 6:36  ☀️ Transit: 13:02  🌅 Sunset: 19:29


HR2297 is a giant star in the constellation of Auriga.

HR2297 visual magnitude is 6.71. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2297 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 HR2297:

HR2297 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2297

HR2297 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 HR2297 are provided in the following table:

06h 24m 52s
+29° 42’ 25”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2297 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2297 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2297.

Visibility of HR2297 from your location

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

Today's HR2297 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 60.3°
Max altitude: 68.2°
Azimuth: 299.7°
HR2297 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2297

The image below is a photograph of HR2297 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 HR2297 is -0.032 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.009 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2297 star
DSS2 image of HR2297. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2297 during the next 10000 years (-5.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2297 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2297 is distant 908.08 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 29 kilometers per second.

278.55 pc
908.08 ly
29 km/s
-0.032 arcsec/year
-0.009 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2297

HR2297 belongs to spectral class B8 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2297 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2297. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR2297