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HR1846

HR1846 is a giant star in the constellation of Auriga.

HR1846 visual magnitude is 6.55. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1846 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 HR1846:

6.55
Giant
HR1846 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 8°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1846

HR1846 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR1846 are provided in the following table:

05h 33m 28s
+42° 06’ 32”
167.51°
4.9°
Auriga

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1846 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1846 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1846.

Visibility of HR1846 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

HR1846 is circumpolar and transits at 04:38 UTC (altitude: 80.6°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1846

The image below is a photograph of HR1846 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 HR1846 is -0.001 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.

Image of HR1846 star
DSS2 image of HR1846. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1846 during the next 100000 years (-1.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR1846 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1846 is distant 5,719.30 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 1 kilometers per second.

1,754.39 pc
5,719.30 ly
1 km/s
-0.001 arcsec/year
-0.001 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1846

HR1846 belongs to spectral class B9 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star. HR1846 is also a Hg chemically peculiar star.

-4.67
B9III
10382K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1846 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1846. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR1846

SAO40426
SAO40426