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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:14 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:58
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HR1972

Below the horizon.  Rise: 7:44 | Tran: 10:32 | Set: 13:20
Alt: -27.86°   Az: 104.97°   Direction: East-South-East

HR1972 is a hypergiant star of spectral class A0 in the constellation of Columba.

HR1972 visual magnitude is 6.19. Because of its faintness, HR1972 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Image of HR1972 star
DSS2 image of HR1972. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1972 during the next 100000 years (3.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 11.67 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

05h 43m 07s
-30° 31’ 30”
17h 30m 00s
23h 13m 08s

J2000

05h 42m 11s
-30° 32’ 08”

Galactic Coordinates

235.12°
-27.37°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR1972 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1972.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

6.19
Hypergiant

-0.01
A0V
10002K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1972 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1972. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR1972 is distant 565.97 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 27 kilometers per second.

173.61
565.97
27 km/s
0.002 arcsec/y
0.007"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO196096
SAO196096

Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR1972 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 120.5°
Max altitude: 8.0°
Azimuth: 239.5°