HR1738 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Auriga.
HR1738 visual magnitude is 5.52. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1738 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 HR1738:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1738
HR1738 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 HR1738 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1738 in the sky:
Visibility of HR1738 from your location
HR1738 is circumpolar and transits at 04:24 UTC (altitude: 79.6°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1738
The image below is a photograph of HR1738 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 HR1738 is -0.002 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.058 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR1738 from the Sun and relative movement
HR1738 is distant 305.82 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 22 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR1738
HR1738 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 HR1738 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.