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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:40  
clear_day Transit: 12:10  
SunsetSet: 17:41
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Altitude: 19.6°   Azimuth: 280.7°   Direction: West

HR1929 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Taurus.

HR1929 visual magnitude is 6.34. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1929 should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR1929 is -0.004 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.036 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1929 star
DSS2 image of HR1929. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1929 during the next 10000 years (-0.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -6.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR1929


HR1929 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 19.6°
Azimuth: 280.7°
Direction: West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1929

HR1929 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR1929 are provided in the following table:

05h 39m 26s
+21° 45’ 46”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1929 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1929 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1929.

Visibility of HR1929 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 HR1929 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: 68.2°
Max altitude: 60.3°
Azimuth: 291.8°

Distance of HR1929 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1929 is distant 659.92 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 15 kilometers per second.

202.43 pc
659.92 ly
15 km/s
-0.004 arcsec/year
-0.036 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1929

HR1929 belongs to spectral class A1 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1929 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1929. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR1929