HR1980 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Lepus.
HR1980 visual magnitude is 6.34. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1980 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 HR1980:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1980
HR1980 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 HR1980 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1980 in the sky:
Visibility of HR1980 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1980
The image below is a photograph of HR1980 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 HR1980 is -0.016 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.046 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR1980 from the Sun and relative movement
HR1980 is distant 83.27 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 38 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR1980
HR1980 belongs to spectral class G0
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1980 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.