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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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Altitude: -70.8°   Azimuth: 141.2°   Direction: South-East

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 skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

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.

Image of HR1882 star
DSS2 image of HR1882. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1882 during the next 10000 years (1.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and 9.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR1882


HR1882 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -70.8°
Azimuth: 141.2°
Direction: South-East

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:

05h 30m 15s
-63° 55’ 40”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1882 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1882 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1882.

Visibility of HR1882 from your location

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

HR1882 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

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.

122.55 pc
399.51 ly
11 km/s
0.009 arcsec/year
0.054 arcsec/year

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 HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1882. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

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:

9.2 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR1882