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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 6:43  
clear_day Transit: 12:51  
SunsetSet: 18:59 south
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Altitude: -38.2°   Azimuth: 339.5°   Direction: North-North-West

HR1874 is a giant star in the constellation of Orion.

HR1874 visual magnitude is 5.93. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1874 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 HR1874:


HR1874 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -38.2°
Azimuth: 339.5°
Direction: North-North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1874

HR1874 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 HR1874 are provided in the following table:

05h 34m 04s
-01° 28’ 14”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1874 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1874 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1874.

Visibility of HR1874 from your location

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

Today's HR1874 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 91.5°
Max altitude: 37.0°
Azimuth: 268.5°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1874

The image below is a photograph of HR1874 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 HR1874 is -0.012 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.033 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1874 star
DSS2 image of HR1874. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1874 during the next 10000 years (-2.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -5.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR1874 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1874 is distant 842.38 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 91 kilometers per second.

258.40 pc
842.38 ly
91 km/s
-0.012 arcsec/year
-0.033 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1874

HR1874 belongs to spectral class K5 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1874 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1874. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR1874