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HR1860

HR1860 is a variable main-sequence star in the constellation of Taurus.

HR1860 visual magnitude is 6.18. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1860 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 HR1860:

6.18
Main-sequence
HR1860 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 36°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1860

HR1860 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 HR1860 are provided in the following table:

05h 33m 38s
+20° 28’ 27”
185.76°
-6.78°
Taurus

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1860 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1860 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1860.

Visibility of HR1860 from your location

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

Today's HR1860 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 69.5°
Max altitude: 59.0°
Azimuth: 290.5°
HR1860 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1860

The image below is a photograph of HR1860 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 HR1860 is -0.004 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.012 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1860 star
DSS2 image of HR1860. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1860 during the next 10000 years (-0.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR1860 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1860 is distant 799.02 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 27 kilometers per second.

245.10 pc
799.02 ly
27 km/s
-0.004 arcsec/year
-0.012 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1860

HR1860 belongs to spectral class B6 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

-0.77
B6V
11092K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1860 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1860. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR1860

SAO77255
SAO77255