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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 5:00 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:07
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Above the horizon.  Rise: 5:08 | Tran: 11:12 | Set: 17:16
Alt: 33.37°   Az: 142.01°   Direction: South-East

HR1988 is a main-sequence star of spectral class G4 in the constellation of Orion.

HR1988 visual magnitude is 5.95. Because of its faintness, HR1988 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.

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.

Image of HR1988 star
DSS2 image of HR1988. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1988 during the next 1000 years (-1.22 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.47 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates


05h 47m 51s
+01° 10’ 32”
21h 56m 14s
03h 44m 05s


05h 46m 35s
+01° 10’ 05”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart HR1988 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1988.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1988 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1988. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

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.

42.43 pc
138.31 ly
29 km/s
-0.073 arcsec/y
-0.148 "/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR1988 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 88.8°
Max altitude: 39.7°
Azimuth: 271.2°