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HR1884

HR1884 is a supergiant star in the constellation of Auriga.

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

6.09
Supergiant
HR1884 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 69°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 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”
169.49°
4.41°
Auriga

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1884 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1884 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1884.

Visibility of HR1884 from your location

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

HR1884 is circumpolar and transits at 04:33 UTC (altitude: 78.7°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1884

The image below is a photograph of HR1884 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 HR1884 is -0.002 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.01 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

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);

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

Spectral properties of HR1884

HR1884 belongs to spectral class G3 and has a luminosity class of I corresponding to a supergiant star.

-3.37
G3I
4672K

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

Alternative designations of HR1884

SAO40481
SAO40481