HR1741 is a double bright giant star in the constellation of Taurus.
HR1741 visual magnitude is 6.08. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1741 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 HR1741:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1741
HR1741 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 HR1741 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1741 in the sky:
Visibility of HR1741 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1741
The image below is a photograph of HR1741 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 HR1741 is -0.039 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.027 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR1741 from the Sun and relative movement
HR1741 is distant 431.22 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 47 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR1741
HR1741 belongs to spectral class G8 and has a luminosity class of II corresponding to a bright giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1741 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR1741 star system properties
HR1741 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 HR1741 double sysyem: