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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:17
wb_twilight   (Nautical Twilight)   What's Visible Now?


Below the horizon.  Rise: 4:44 | Tran: 12:53 | Set: 21:01
Altitude: -6.3°   Azimuth: 38.8°   Direction: North-East

HR1951 is a star of spectral class B8 in the constellation of Taurus.

HR1951 visual magnitude is 6.59. Because of its faintness, HR1951 is not visible to the naked eye.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1951

Finder chart HR1951 star
Simplified finder chart for 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:

05h 41m 54s
+23° 19’ 35”
Image of HR1951 star
DSS2 image of HR1951. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1951 during the next 10000 years (-2.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.33 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR1951



The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1951 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1951. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

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.

215.52 pc
702.59 ly
26 km/s
-0.016 arcsec/year
-0.014 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR1951


Visibility of HR1951 from your location

Today's HR1951 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 66.7°
Max altitude: 61.8°
Azimuth: 293.3°