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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:38  
clear_day Transit: 11:46  
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Altitude: 6.6°   Azimuth: 118.4°   Direction: East-South-East

HR1125 is a double bright giant star in the constellation of Eridanus.

HR1125 visual magnitude is 6.49. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1125 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 HR1125:

Bright giant

HR1125 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 6.6°
Azimuth: 118.4°
Direction: East-South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1125

HR1125 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 HR1125 are provided in the following table:

03h 41m 13s
-11° 48’ 11”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1125 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1125 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1125.

Visibility of HR1125 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 HR1125 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: 101.8°
Max altitude: 26.7°
Azimuth: 258.2°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1125

The image below is a photograph of HR1125 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 HR1125 is 0.073 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.013 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1125 star
DSS2 image of HR1125. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1125 during the next 10000 years (12.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and 2.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR1125 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1125 is distant 299.63 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 29 kilometers per second.

91.91 pc
299.63 ly
29 km/s
0.073 arcsec/year
0.013 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1125

HR1125 belongs to spectral class F5 and has a luminosity class of II corresponding to a bright giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1125 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1125. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR1125 star system properties

HR1125 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR1125 double sysyem:

14.7 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR1125