HR1885 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Cepheus.
HR1885 visual magnitude is 6.11. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1885 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 HR1885:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1885
HR1885 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR1885 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1885 in the sky:
Visibility of HR1885 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR1885 is circumpolar and transits at 13:22 UTC (altitude: 56.3°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1885
The image below is a photograph of HR1885 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 HR1885 is 0.011 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR1885 from the Sun and relative movement
HR1885 is distant 1,336.07 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 46 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR1885
HR1885 belongs to spectral class M0 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1885 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.