HR1870 is a giant star in the constellation of Pictor.
HR1870 visual magnitude is 5.86. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1870 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 HR1870:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1870
HR1870 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 HR1870 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1870 in the sky:
Visibility of HR1870 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1870
The image below is a photograph of HR1870 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 HR1870 is 0.028 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.038 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR1870 from the Sun and relative movement
HR1870 is distant 468.39 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 7 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR1870
HR1870 belongs to spectral class K3 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1870 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.