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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:59 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:08
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Alt: -29.21°   Az: 240.37°   Direction: West-South-West

HR1157 is a double giant star of spectral class K1 in the constellation of Eridanus.

HR1157 visual magnitude is 6.45. Because of its faintness, HR1157 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

HR1157 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere.

Image of HR1157 star
DSS2 image of HR1157. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1157 during the next 10000 years (1.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -14.33 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates


03h 44m 58s
-40° 35’ 02”
05h 49m 49s


03h 44m 06s
-40° 39’ 37”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart HR1157 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1157.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1157 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1157. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Star System Properties

HR1157 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR1157 double sysyem:

5.1 arcsec

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR1157 is distant 302.69 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 19 kilometers per second.

92.85 pc
302.69 ly
19 km/s
0.008 arcsec/y
-0.086 "/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

HR1157 is currently not visible from Greenwich, UK