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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:58 
Sunset: 21:15
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Above the horizon.  Rise: 7:37 | Tran: 13:02 | Set: 18:26
Altitude: 31.0°   Azimuth: 167.2°   Direction: South-South-East

HR1848 is a main-sequence star of spectral class B2 in the constellation of Orion.

HR1848 visual magnitude is 6.22. Because of its faintness, HR1848 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1848

Finder chart HR1848 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1848.

HR1848 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 HR1848 are provided in the following table:

05h 31m 20s
-06° 42’ 29”
Image of HR1848 star
DSS2 image of HR1848. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1848 during the next 10000 years (1.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR1848


and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1848 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1848. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR1848 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1848 is distant 1,762.16 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 23 kilometers per second.

540.54 pc
1,762.16 ly
23 km/s
0.01 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR1848


Visibility of HR1848 from your location

Today's HR1848 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 96.7°
Max altitude: 31.8°
Azimuth: 263.3°