HR1772 is a variable and double sub-giant star in the constellation of Columba.
HR1772 visual magnitude is 6.09. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1772 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 HR1772:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1772
HR1772 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 HR1772 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1772 in the sky:
Visibility of HR1772 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1772
The image below is a photograph of HR1772 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 HR1772 is 0.009 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.001 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR1772 from the Sun and relative movement
HR1772 is distant 1,895.35 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 20 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR1772
HR1772 belongs to spectral class B5 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1772 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR1772 star system properties
HR1772 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of medium or large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR1772 double sysyem: