HR1186 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Eridanus.
HR1186 visual magnitude is 6.21. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1186 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 HR1186:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1186
HR1186 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR1186 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1186 in the sky:
Visibility of HR1186 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1186
The image below is a photograph of HR1186 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 HR1186 is 0.021 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.008 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR1186 from the Sun and relative movement
HR1186 is distant 529.22 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 11 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR1186
HR1186 belongs to spectral class B8 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1186 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.