HR1826 is a double hypergiant star in the constellation of Orion.
HR1826 visual magnitude is 6.39. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1826 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 HR1826:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1826
HR1826 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 HR1826 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1826 in the sky:
Visibility of HR1826 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR1826 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1826
The image below is a photograph of HR1826 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 HR1826 is -0.035 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.015 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR1826 from the Sun and relative movement
HR1826 is distant 761.68 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 5 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR1826
HR1826 belongs to spectral class A0 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1826 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR1826 star system properties
HR1826 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR1826 double sysyem: