HR1793 is a variable giant star in the constellation of Columba.
HR1793 visual magnitude is 5.71. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1793 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 HR1793:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1793
HR1793 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 HR1793 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1793 in the sky:
Visibility of HR1793 from your location
HR1793 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1793
The image below is a photograph of HR1793 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 HR1793 is 0.028 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.003 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR1793 from the Sun and relative movement
HR1793 is distant 561.10 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 61 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR1793
HR1793 belongs to spectral class M1 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1793 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.