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HR1950

HR1950 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Orion.

HR1950 visual magnitude is 6.22. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1950 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 HR1950:

6.22
Main-sequence
HR1950 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1950

HR1950 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 HR1950 are provided in the following table:

05h 40m 37s
-02° 49’ 30”
207.25°
-17.03°
Orion

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1950 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1950 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1950.

Visibility of HR1950 from your location

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

Today's HR1950 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 92.8°
Max altitude: 35.7°
Azimuth: 267.2°
HR1950 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1950

The image below is a photograph of HR1950 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 HR1950 is 0.008 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.01 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1950 star
DSS2 image of HR1950. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1950 during the next 10000 years (1.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR1950 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1950 is distant 1,680.41 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 29 kilometers per second.

515.46 pc
1,680.41 ly
29 km/s
0.008 arcsec/year
0.01 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1950

HR1950 belongs to spectral class B1 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

-2.34
B1V
13585K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1950 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1950. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR1950

SAO132441
SAO132441