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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 6:55  
clear_day Transit: 12:49  
SunsetSet: 18:41 south
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Altitude: -22.5°   Azimuth: 296.2°   Direction: West-North-West

HR1932 is a variable and multiple main-sequence star in the constellation of Orion.

HR1932 visual magnitude is 6.65. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1932 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 HR1932:


HR1932 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -22.5°
Azimuth: 296.2°
Direction: West-North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1932

HR1932 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 HR1932 are provided in the following table:

05h 38m 47s
-02° 35’ 39”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1932 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1932 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1932.

Visibility of HR1932 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 HR1932 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: 92.6°
Max altitude: 35.9°
Azimuth: 267.4°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1932

The image below is a photograph of HR1932 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 HR1932 is -0.018 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.012 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1932 star
DSS2 image of HR1932. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1932 during the next 10000 years (-3.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 2.00 arcmin in declination);

Spectral properties of HR1932

HR1932 belongs to spectral class B2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


HR1932 star system properties

HR1932 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 HR1932 double sysyem:

0.2 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR1932