HR1940 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Orion.
HR1940 visual magnitude is 6. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1940 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 HR1940:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1940
HR1940 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 HR1940 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1940 in the sky:
Visibility of HR1940 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1940
The image below is a photograph of HR1940 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 HR1940 is -0.002 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.003 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR1940 from the Sun and relative movement
HR1940 is distant 134.93 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 22 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR1940
HR1940 belongs to spectral class A8 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1940 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.