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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 5:00 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:07
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Below the horizon.  Rise: 2:58 | Tran: 10:45 | Set: 18:33
Alt: -14.36°   Az: 333.23°   Direction: North-North-West

HR1741 is a double bright giant star of spectral class G8 in the constellation of Taurus.

HR1741 visual magnitude is 6.08. Because of its faintness, HR1741 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

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.

Image of HR1741 star
DSS2 image of HR1741. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1741 during the next 10000 years (-6.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.50 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates


05h 20m 42s
+20° 09’ 30”
10h 09m 11s
15h 29m 53s


05h 19m 14s
+20° 08’ 04”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart HR1741 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1741.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

Bright giant


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1741 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1741. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

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:

9 arcsec

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

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.

132.28 pc
431.22 ly
-47 km/s
-0.039 arcsec/y
-0.027 "/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR1741 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 69.8°
Max altitude: 58.7°
Azimuth: 290.2°