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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
🌅 Sunrise: 6:03  ☀️ Transit: 12:06  🌅 Sunset: 18:09


HR1128 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Eridanus.

HR1128 visual magnitude is 6.59. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1128 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 HR1128:

HR1128 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1128

HR1128 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 HR1128 are provided in the following table:

03h 41m 22s
-19° 35’ 04”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1128 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1128 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1128.

Visibility of HR1128 from your location

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

Today's HR1128 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 109.6°
Max altitude: 18.9°
Azimuth: 250.4°
HR1128 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1128

The image below is a photograph of HR1128 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 HR1128 is -0.002 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.007 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1128 star
DSS2 image of HR1128. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1128 during the next 100000 years (-3.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -11.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR1128 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1128 is distant 421.19 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 8 kilometers per second.

129.20 pc
421.19 ly
-8 km/s
-0.002 arcsec/year
-0.007 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1128

HR1128 belongs to spectral class A3 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1128 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1128. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR1128