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Altitude: -17.1°   Azimuth: 188.9°   Direction: South

HR1912 is a multiple main-sequence star in the constellation of Pictor.

HR1912 visual magnitude is 6.43. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1912 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 HR1912:


HR1912 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -17.1°
Azimuth: 188.9°
Direction: South

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1912

HR1912 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR1912 are provided in the following table:

05h 33m 44s
-54° 54’ 07”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1912 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1912 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1912.

Visibility of HR1912 from your location

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

HR1912 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1912

The image below is a photograph of HR1912 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 HR1912 is 0.072 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.011 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1912 star
DSS2 image of HR1912. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1912 during the next 10000 years (12.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR1912 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1912 is distant 183.15 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 38 kilometers per second.

56.18 pc
183.15 ly
38 km/s
0.072 arcsec/year
0.011 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1912

HR1912 belongs to spectral class F8 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1912 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1912. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR1912 star system properties

HR1912 is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR1912 double sysyem:

54.7 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR1912