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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:58 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:09
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Below the horizon.  Rise: 4:17 | Tran: 11:08 | Set: 17:58
Altitude: -14.7°   Azimuth: 308.7°   Direction: North-West

HR1883 is a variable and double giant star of spectral class B9 in the constellation of Orion.

HR1883 visual magnitude is 5.6. Because of its faintness, HR1883 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.

HR1883 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year.

Image of HR1883 star
DSS2 image of HR1883. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1883 during the next 10000 years (3.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.33 arcmin in declination);

Apparent Coordinates

05h 36m 34s
+10° 15’ 15”
08h 38m 07s

J2000 Coordinates

05h 35m 13s
+10° 14’ 24”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart HR1883 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1883.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

HR1883 is also a HgMn chemically peculiar star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1883 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1883. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Star System Properties

HR1883 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of medium or large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR1883 double sysyem:

2.9 arcsec

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR1883 is distant 1,461.88 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 35 kilometers per second.

448.43 pc
1,461.88 ly
35 km/s
0.022 arcsec/y
-0.008 "/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR1883 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 79.8°
Max altitude: 48.8°
Azimuth: 280.2°