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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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HR1980

Altitude: -8.9°   Azimuth: 248.7°   Direction: West-South-West

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 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.

Image of HR1980 star
DSS2 image of HR1980. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1980 during the next 10000 years (-2.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 7.67 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR1980

6.34
Hypergiant

HR1980 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -8.9°
Azimuth: 248.7°
Direction: West-South-West

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:

05h 44m 28s
-20° 07’ 35”
224.43°
-23.43°
Lepus

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1980 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1980 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1980.

Visibility of HR1980 from your location

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

Today's HR1980 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 110.1°
Max altitude: 18.4°
Azimuth: 249.9°

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.

25.54 pc
83.27 ly
38 km/s
-0.016 arcsec/year
0.046 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1980

HR1980 belongs to spectral class G0

4.30
G0
6047K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1980 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1980. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR1980

SAO170756
SAO170756