HR1976 is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Camelopardalis.
HR1976 visual magnitude is 6.13. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1976 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 HR1976:
HR1976 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom .
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1976
HR1976 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR1976 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1976 in the sky:
Visibility of HR1976 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR1976 is circumpolar and transits at 12:30 UTC (altitude: 78.7°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1976
The image below is a photograph of HR1976 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 HR1976 is -0.007 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.
Distance of HR1976 from the Sun and relative movement
HR1976 is distant 412.14 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 4 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR1976
HR1976 belongs to spectral class A4 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1976 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR1976 star system properties
HR1976 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR1976 double sysyem: