HR1188 is a variable and double main-sequence star in the constellation of Taurus.
HR1188 visual magnitude is 5.26. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1188 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 HR1188:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1188
HR1188 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 HR1188 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1188 in the sky:
Visibility of HR1188 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR1188 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1188
The image below is a photograph of HR1188 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 HR1188 is 0.038 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.109 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR1188 from the Sun and relative movement
HR1188 is distant 192.22 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 4 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR1188
HR1188 belongs to spectral class A2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1188 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR1188 star system properties
HR1188 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR1188 double sysyem: