HR1143 is a double giant star in the constellation of Eridanus.
HR1143 visual magnitude is 4.59. Because of its moderate brightness, HR1143 should be easily visible from locations with dark skyes, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skyes affected by light pollution.
The table below summarizes the key facts about HR1143:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1143
HR1143 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR1143 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1143 in the sky:
Visibility of HR1143 from your location
Today's HR1143 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1143
The image below is a photograph of HR1143 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 HR1143 is -0.088 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.077 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR1143 from the Sun and relative movement
HR1143 is distant 177.75 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 10 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR1143
HR1143 belongs to spectral class K2 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1143 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR1143 star system properties
HR1143 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 HR1143 double sysyem: