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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 5:01 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:06
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Above the horizon.  Rise: 5:06 | Tran: 9:11 | Set: 13:15
Alt: 11.27°   Az: 213.65°   Direction: South-South-West

HR1187 is a giant star of spectral class K5 in the constellation of Eridanus.

HR1187 visual magnitude is 5.81. Because of its faintness, HR1187 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.

HR1187 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year.

Image of HR1187 star
DSS2 image of HR1187. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1187 during the next 10000 years (-2.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.17 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates


03h 49m 40s
-20° 49’ 45”
02h 22m 13s
06h 11m 53s


03h 48m 35s
-20° 54’ 11”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart HR1187 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1187.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1187 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1187. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR1187 is distant 829.52 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 3 kilometers per second.

254.45 pc
829.52 ly
3 km/s
-0.015 arcsec/y
-0.025 "/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR1187 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 110.8°
Max altitude: 17.7°
Azimuth: 249.2°