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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:58 
Sunset: 21:15
sunny   (Daytime)   What's Visible Now?


Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Altitude: 71.5°   Azimuth: 119.4°   Direction: East-South-East

HR1884 is a supergiant star of spectral class G3 in the constellation of Auriga.

HR1884 visual magnitude is 6.09. Because of its faintness, HR1884 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 HR1884

Finder chart HR1884 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1884.

HR1884 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR1884 are provided in the following table:

05h 36m 52s
+40° 10’ 55”
Image of HR1884 star
DSS2 image of HR1884. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1884 during the next 10000 years (-0.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.67 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR1884


and has a luminosity class of I corresponding to a supergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1884 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1884. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR1884 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1884 is distant 2,546.88 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 18 kilometers per second.

781.25 pc
2,546.88 ly
-18 km/s
-0.002 arcsec/year
-0.01 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR1884


Visibility of HR1884 from your location

HR1884 is circumpolar and transits at 12:07 UTC (altitude: 78.7°)