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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:57 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:10
wb_twilight   (Astronomical Twilight)   What's Visible Now?
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Below the horizon.  Rise: 5:05 | Tran: 11:10 | Set: 17:15
Altitude: -37.1°   Azimuth: 1.8°   Direction: North

HR1871 is a main-sequence star of spectral class B2 in the constellation of Orion.

HR1871 visual magnitude is 6.59. Because of its faintness, HR1871 is not visible to the naked eye.

HR1871 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year.

Image of HR1871 star
DSS2 image of HR1871. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1871 during the next 100000 years (15.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 6.67 arcmin in declination);

Apparent Coordinates

05h 35m 13s
+01° 25’ 22”

J2000 Coordinates

05h 33m 57s
+01° 24’ 28”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart HR1871 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1871.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1871 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1871. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR1871 is distant 1,325.20 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 14 kilometers per second.

406.50 pc
1,325.20 ly
14 km/s
0.009 arcsec/y
0.004 "/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR1871 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 88.6°
Max altitude: 39.9°
Azimuth: 271.4°