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Altitude: -73.0°   Azimuth: 225.3°   Direction: South-West

HR1936 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Dorado.

HR1936 visual magnitude is 6.32. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1936 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 HR1936 is 0.006 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.022 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1936 star
DSS2 image of HR1936. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1936 during the next 10000 years (1.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.67 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR1936


HR1936 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -73.0°
Azimuth: 225.3°
Direction: South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1936

HR1936 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 HR1936 are provided in the following table:

05h 34m 57s
-61° 10’ 32”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1936 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1936 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1936.

Visibility of HR1936 from your location

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

HR1936 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Distance of HR1936 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1936 is distant 347.92 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 8 kilometers per second.

106.72 pc
347.92 ly
8 km/s
0.006 arcsec/year
-0.022 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1936

HR1936 belongs to spectral class G5 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1936 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1936. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR1936