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HR1951

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:

6.59
HR1951 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 50°.

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:

05h 41m 54s
+23° 19’ 35”
184.35°
-3.65°
Taurus

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1951 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1951 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1951.

Visibility of HR1951 from your location

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

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

Azimuth: 66.7°
Max altitude: 61.8°
Azimuth: 293.3°
HR1951 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

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.

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);

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

Spectral properties of HR1951

HR1951 belongs to spectral class B8

-0.08
B8
10941K

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

Alternative designations of HR1951

SAO77413
SAO77413