We use cookies to deliver essential features and to measure their performance. By using this site you accept our Privacy Policies.
Help keep this site free and ads-free: donate now!
public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:17
wb_twilight   (Civil Twilight)   What's Visible Now?


Below the horizon.  Rise: 12:38 | Tran: 12:44 | Set: 12:49
Altitude: -50.4°   Azimuth: 92.9°   Direction: East

HR1877 is a giant star of spectral class K2 in the constellation of Columba.

HR1877 visual magnitude is 5.48. Because of its faintness, HR1877 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1877

Finder chart HR1877 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1877.

HR1877 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 HR1877 are provided in the following table:

05h 32m 51s
-38° 30’ 47”
Image of HR1877 star
DSS2 image of HR1877. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1877 during the next 10000 years (6.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.33 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR1877


and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1877 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1877. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR1877 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1877 is distant 172.30 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 1 kilometers per second.

52.85 pc
172.30 ly
-1 km/s
0.04 arcsec/year
-0.002 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR1877


Visibility of HR1877 from your location

Today's HR1877 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 128.5°
Max altitude: 0.0°
Azimuth: 231.5°