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HR1867

Altitude: -26.0°   Azimuth: 165.6°   Direction: South-South-East

HR1867 is a giant star in the constellation of Dorado.

HR1867 visual magnitude is 6.59. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1867 should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR1867 is 0.01 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.023 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1867 star
DSS2 image of HR1867. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1867 during the next 10000 years (1.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.83 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR1867

6.59
Giant

HR1867 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -26.0°
Azimuth: 165.6°
Direction: South-South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1867

HR1867 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR1867 are provided in the following table:

05h 29m 17s
-62° 18’ 51”
271.57°
-33.29°
Dorado

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1867 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1867 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1867.

Visibility of HR1867 from your location

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

HR1867 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Distance of HR1867 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1867 is distant 804.94 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 14 kilometers per second.

246.91 pc
804.94 ly
14 km/s
0.01 arcsec/year
-0.023 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1867

HR1867 belongs to spectral class K4 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

-0.37
K4III
3749K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1867 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1867. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR1867

SAO249288
SAO249288