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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:14 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:58
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HR1887

Above the horizon.  Rise: 4:57 | Tran: 10:25 | Set: 15:53
Alt: 32.52°   Az: 181.28°   Direction: South

HR1887 is a double hypergiant star of spectral class B0 in the constellation of Orion.

HR1887 visual magnitude is 4.78. Because of its moderate brightness, HR1887 is easily visible to the naked eye from locations with dark skies, while it might be barely visible, or not visible at all, from light-polluted skies.

Image of HR1887 star
DSS2 image of HR1887. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1887 during the next 100000 years (6.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 3.33 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

05h 36m 14s
-05° 59’ 14”
00h 04m 21s
05h 40m 36s

J2000

05h 35m 02s
-06° 00’ 06”

Galactic Coordinates

209.56°
-19.71°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR1887 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1887.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

4.78
Hypergiant

-4.00
B0V
14924K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1887 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1887. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

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:

4.78
5.68
0.9
36.2 arcsec

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

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.

571.43
1,862.86
28 km/s
0.004 arcsec/y
0.002"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO132301
SAO132301

Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR1887 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 96.0°
Max altitude: 32.5°
Azimuth: 264.0°