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HR1120

HR1120 is a star in the constellation of Eridanus.

HR1120 visual magnitude is 6.33. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1120 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 HR1120:

6.33
HR1120 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 19°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1120

HR1120 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 HR1120 are provided in the following table:

03h 40m 11s
-15° 13’ 36”
204.83°
-49.12°
Eridanus

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1120 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1120 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1120.

Visibility of HR1120 from your location

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

Today's HR1120 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 105.2°
Max altitude: 23.3°
Azimuth: 254.8°
HR1120 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1120

The image below is a photograph of HR1120 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 HR1120 is -0.005 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.014 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1120 star
DSS2 image of HR1120. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1120 during the next 10000 years (-0.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR1120 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1120 is distant 644.27 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 19 kilometers per second.

197.63 pc
644.27 ly
-19 km/s
-0.005 arcsec/year
-0.014 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1120

HR1120 belongs to spectral class G5

-0.15
G5
5051K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1120 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1120. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR1120

SAO149094
SAO149094