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HR2299

HR2299 is a multiple main-sequence star in the constellation of Monoceros.

HR2299 visual magnitude is 6.72. Because of its reltive faintness, HR2299 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 HR2299:

6.72
Main-sequence
HR2299 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR2299

HR2299 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR2299 are provided in the following table:

06h 23m 46s
+04° 35’ 44”
205.67°
-4.03°
Monoceros

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR2299 in the sky:

Finder chart HR2299 star
Simplified finder chart for HR2299.

Visibility of HR2299 from your location

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

Today's HR2299 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 85.4°
Max altitude: 43.1°
Azimuth: 274.6°
HR2299 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR2299

The image below is a photograph of HR2299 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 HR2299 is -0.021 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.01 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR2299 star
DSS2 image of HR2299. The red arrow shows the motion of HR2299 during the next 10000 years (-3.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR2299 from the Sun and relative movement

HR2299 is distant 79.34 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 16 kilometers per second.

24.34 pc
79.34 ly
16 km/s
-0.021 arcsec/year
-0.01 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR2299

HR2299 belongs to spectral class F5 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

4.79
F5V
6625K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR2299 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR2299. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR2299 star system properties

HR2299 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR2299 double sysyem:

6.72
8.92
2.2
12.9 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR2299

SAO113811
SAO113811