HR1988 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Orion.
HR1988 visual magnitude is 5.95. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1988 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 HR1988:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1988
HR1988 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 HR1988 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1988 in the sky:
Visibility of HR1988 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1988
The image below is a photograph of HR1988 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 HR1988 is -0.073 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.148 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR1988 from the Sun and relative movement
HR1988 is distant 138.31 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 29 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR1988
HR1988 belongs to spectral class G4 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1988 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.