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HR186 is a giant star in the constellation of Tucana.

HR186 visual magnitude is 5.98. Because of its reltive faintness, HR186 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 HR186:

HR186 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR186

HR186 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 HR186 are provided in the following table:

00h 42m 41s
-60° 15’ 45”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR186 in the sky:

Finder chart HR186 star
Simplified finder chart for HR186.

Visibility of HR186 from your location

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

HR186 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR186

The image below is a photograph of HR186 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 HR186 is 0.255 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.045 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR186 star
DSS2 image of HR186. The red arrow shows the motion of HR186 during the next 1000 years (4.25 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.75 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR186 from the Sun and relative movement

HR186 is distant 237.44 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 26 kilometers per second.

72.83 pc
237.44 ly
26 km/s
0.255 arcsec/year
-0.045 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR186

HR186 belongs to spectral class K5 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR186 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR186. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR186