HR1882 is a double hypergiant star in the constellation of Dorado.
HR1882 visual magnitude is 6.19. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1882 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 HR1882:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1882
HR1882 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 HR1882 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1882 in the sky:
Visibility of HR1882 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR1882 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1882
The image below is a photograph of HR1882 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 HR1882 is 0.009 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.054 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR1882 from the Sun and relative movement
HR1882 is distant 399.51 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 11 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR1882
HR1882 belongs to spectral class F0 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1882 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR1882 star system properties
HR1882 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 HR1882 double sysyem: