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HR1886 is a variable and double main-sequence star in the constellation of Orion.

HR1886 visual magnitude is 5.67. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1886 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 HR1886:

HR1886 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 29°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1886

HR1886 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 HR1886 are provided in the following table:

05h 35m 00s
-06° 00’ 33”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1886 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1886 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1886.

Visibility of HR1886 from your location

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

Today's HR1886 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 96.0°
Max altitude: 32.5°
Azimuth: 264.0°
HR1886 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1886

The image below is a photograph of HR1886 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 HR1886 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.

Image of HR1886 star
DSS2 image of HR1886. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1886 during the next 10000 years (-1.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR1886 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1886 is distant 5,927.27 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 30 kilometers per second.

1,818.18 pc
5,927.27 ly
30 km/s
-0.011 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1886

HR1886 belongs to spectral class B1 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1886 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1886. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR1886 star system properties

HR1886 is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR1886 double sysyem:

36.2 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR1886