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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:14 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:58
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HR1189

Below the horizon.  Rise: 7:39 | Tran: 8:39 | Set: 9:39
Alt: -19.97°   Az: 234.22°   Direction: South-West

HR1189 is a double main-sequence star of spectral class A1 in the constellation of Eridanus.

HR1189 visual magnitude is 5.4. Because of its faintness, HR1189 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.

Image of HR1189 star
DSS2 image of HR1189. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1189 during the next 10000 years (9.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.17 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

03h 49m 29s
-37° 32’ 53”
04h 56m 22s
08h 45m 52s

J2000

03h 48m 35s
-37° 37’ 19”

Galactic Coordinates

240.17°
-51.53°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR1189 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1189.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

5.4
Main-sequence

1.93
A1V
10002K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1189 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1189. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Star System Properties

HR1189 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 HR1189 double sysyem:

5.4
6
0.6
8 arcsec

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR1189 is distant 161.15 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 16 kilometers per second.

49.43
161.15
16 km/s
0.059 arcsec/y
-0.013"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO194550
SAO194550

Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR1189 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 127.5°
Max altitude: 1.0°
Azimuth: 232.5°