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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:16
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Above the horizon.  Rise: 4:27 | Tran: 12:55 | Set: 21:23
Altitude: 64.4°   Azimuth: 177.3°   Direction: South

HR1889 is a giant star of spectral class F5 in the constellation of Taurus.

HR1889 visual magnitude is 6.49. Because of its faintness, HR1889 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1889

Finder chart HR1889 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1889.

HR1889 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 HR1889 are provided in the following table:

05h 36m 30s
+25° 56’ 21”
Image of HR1889 star
DSS2 image of HR1889. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1889 during the next 10000 years (2.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.50 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR1889


and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1889 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1889. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR1889 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1889 is distant 276.74 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 3 kilometers per second.

84.89 pc
276.74 ly
3 km/s
0.014 arcsec/year
0.003 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR1889


Visibility of HR1889 from your location

Today's HR1889 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 64.1°
Max altitude: 64.5°
Azimuth: 295.9°