HR1883 is a variable and double giant star in the constellation of Orion.
HR1883 visual magnitude is 5.6. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1883 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 HR1883:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1883
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. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR1883 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1883 in the sky:
Visibility of HR1883 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR1883 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1883
The image below is a photograph of HR1883 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 HR1883 is 0.022 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.008 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR1883 from the Sun and relative movement
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.
Spectral properties of HR1883
HR1883 belongs to spectral class B9 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star. 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.
HR1883 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: