HR1909 is a giant star in the constellation of Columba.
HR1909 visual magnitude is 5.78. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1909 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 HR1909:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1909
HR1909 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR1909 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1909 in the sky:
Visibility of HR1909 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1909
The image below is a photograph of HR1909 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 HR1909 is 0.02 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.109 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR1909 from the Sun and relative movement
HR1909 is distant 317.12 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 44 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR1909
HR1909 belongs to spectral class K2 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1909 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.