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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:35  
clear_day Transit: 12:10  
SunsetSet: 17:45
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Altitude: -14.7°   Azimuth: 354.8°   Direction: North

HR1183 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Taurus.

HR1183 visual magnitude is 6.17. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1183 should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR1183 is 0.014 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.049 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1183 star
DSS2 image of HR1183. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1183 during the next 10000 years (2.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -8.17 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR1183


HR1183 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -14.7°
Azimuth: 354.8°
Direction: North

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1183

HR1183 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 HR1183 are provided in the following table:

03h 49m 43s
+23° 42’ 42”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1183 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1183 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1183.

Visibility of HR1183 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 HR1183 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: 66.3°
Max altitude: 62.2°
Azimuth: 293.7°

Distance of HR1183 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1183 is distant 379.95 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.

116.55 pc
379.95 ly
9 km/s
0.014 arcsec/year
-0.049 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1183

HR1183 belongs to spectral class B8 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1183 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1183. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR1183