HR1887 is a double hypergiant star in the constellation of Orion.
HR1887 visual magnitude is 4.78. Because of its moderate brightness, HR1887 should be easily visible from locations with dark skyes, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skyes affected by light pollution.
The table below summarizes the key facts about HR1887:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1887
HR1887 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 HR1887 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1887 in the sky:
Visibility of HR1887 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1887
The image below is a photograph of HR1887 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 HR1887 is 0.004 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.002 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR1887 from the Sun and relative movement
HR1887 is distant 1,862.86 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 28 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR1887
HR1887 belongs to spectral class B0 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1887 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR1887 star system properties
HR1887 is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR1887 double sysyem: