HR1951 is a star in the constellation of Taurus.
HR1951 visual magnitude is 6.59. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1951 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 HR1951:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1951
HR1951 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 HR1951 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1951 in the sky:
Visibility of HR1951 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1951
The image below is a photograph of HR1951 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 HR1951 is -0.016 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.014 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR1951 from the Sun and relative movement
HR1951 is distant 702.59 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 26 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR1951
HR1951 belongs to spectral class B8
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1951 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.