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HR1183

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 skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.

The table below summarizes the key facts about HR1183:

6.17
Main-sequence
HR1183 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 33°.

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”
167.37°
-23.4°
Taurus

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 [change]
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 [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 66.3°
Max altitude: 62.2°
Azimuth: 293.7°
HR1183 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1183

The image below is a photograph of HR1183 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 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);

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.

0.84
B8V
10795K

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

SAO76244
SAO76244