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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 6:59  
clear_day Transit: 12:48  
SunsetSet: 18:36 south
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Altitude: 16.4°   Azimuth: 296.5°   Direction: West-North-West

HR1924 is a double sub-giant star in the constellation of Auriga.

HR1924 visual magnitude is 5.96. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1924 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 HR1924:


HR1924 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 16.4°
Azimuth: 296.5°
Direction: West-North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1924

HR1924 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 HR1924 are provided in the following table:

05h 39m 18s
+29° 12’ 55”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1924 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1924 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1924.

Visibility of HR1924 from your location

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

Today's HR1924 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 60.8°
Max altitude: 67.7°
Azimuth: 299.2°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1924

The image below is a photograph of HR1924 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 HR1924 is 0.012 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.004 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1924 star
DSS2 image of HR1924. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1924 during the next 10000 years (2.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR1924 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1924 is distant 1,176.90 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 20 kilometers per second.

361.01 pc
1,176.90 ly
20 km/s
0.012 arcsec/year
-0.004 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1924

HR1924 belongs to spectral class B2 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1924 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1924. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR1924 star system properties

HR1924 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR1924 double sysyem:

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Alternative designations of HR1924