HR1938 is a variable giant star in the constellation of Auriga.
HR1938 visual magnitude is 6.04. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1938 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 HR1938:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1938
HR1938 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 HR1938 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1938 in the sky:
Visibility of HR1938 from your location
Today's HR1938 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1938
The image below is a photograph of HR1938 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 HR1938 is -0.007 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.02 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR1938 from the Sun and relative movement
HR1938 is distant 502.31 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 7 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR1938
HR1938 belongs to spectral class B9 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1938 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.