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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:00  
clear_day Transit: 12:48  
SunsetSet: 18:34 south
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Altitude: -1.1°   Azimuth: 88.2°   Direction: East

HR1182 is a giant star in the constellation of Eridanus.

HR1182 visual magnitude is 5.91. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1182 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 HR1182:


HR1182 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -1.1°
Azimuth: 88.2°
Direction: East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1182

HR1182 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 HR1182 are provided in the following table:

03h 48m 38s
+00° 13’ 40”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1182 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1182 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1182.

Visibility of HR1182 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 HR1182 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: 89.8°
Max altitude: 38.7°
Azimuth: 270.2°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1182

The image below is a photograph of HR1182 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 HR1182 is 0.063 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.006 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1182 star
DSS2 image of HR1182. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1182 during the next 10000 years (10.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR1182 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1182 is distant 495.44 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 66 kilometers per second.

151.98 pc
495.44 ly
66 km/s
0.063 arcsec/year
-0.006 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1182

HR1182 belongs to spectral class K3 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1182 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1182. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR1182