HR1873 is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Orion.
HR1873 visual magnitude is 6.22. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1873 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 HR1873:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1873
HR1873 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 HR1873 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1873 in the sky:
Visibility of HR1873 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1873
The image below is a photograph of HR1873 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 HR1873 is 0.007 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.001 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR1873 from the Sun and relative movement
HR1873 is distant 1,239.54 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 4 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR1873
HR1873 belongs to spectral class B2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1873 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR1873 star system properties
HR1873 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR1873 double sysyem: