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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:50  
clear_day Transit: 11:50  
SunsetSet: 15:49 south
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Altitude: -14.0°   Azimuth: 89.3°   Direction: East

HR1117 is a star in the constellation of Eridanus.

HR1117 visual magnitude is 6.19. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1117 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 HR1117:


HR1117 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -14.0°
Azimuth: 89.3°
Direction: East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1117

HR1117 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 HR1117 are provided in the following table:

03h 39m 25s
-10° 26’ 13”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1117 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1117 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1117.

Visibility of HR1117 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 HR1117 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: 100.4°
Max altitude: 28.1°
Azimuth: 259.6°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1117

The image below is a photograph of HR1117 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 HR1117 is -0.021 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.104 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1117 star
DSS2 image of HR1117. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1117 during the next 1000 years (-0.35 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.73 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR1117 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1117 is distant 375.58 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 23 kilometers per second.

115.21 pc
375.58 ly
23 km/s
-0.021 arcsec/year
-0.104 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1117

HR1117 belongs to spectral class G5


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1117 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1117. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR1117