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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:59 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:08
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HR1846

Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Alt: 56.90°   Az: 272.59°   Direction: West

HR1846 is a giant star of spectral class B9 in the constellation of Auriga.

HR1846 visual magnitude is 6.55. Because of its faintness, HR1846 is not visible to the naked eye.

HR1846 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.

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);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

05h 35m 13s
+42° 07’ 26”
03h 09m 26s

J2000

05h 33m 28s
+42° 06’ 32”

Galactic Coordinates

167.51°
4.9°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR1846 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1846.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

6.55
Giant
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

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

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/y
-0.001 "/y

Alternative Designations

SAO40426
SAO40426

Visibility from Your Location

HR1846 is circumpolar and transits at 10:04 UTC (altitude: 80.6°)