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Altitude: -5.3°   Azimuth: 209.7°   Direction: South-South-West

HR1190 is a variable and double main-sequence star in the constellation of Eridanus.

HR1190 visual magnitude is 4.73. Because of its moderate brightness, HR1190 should be easily visible from locations with dark skyes, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skyes affected by light pollution.

The table below summarizes the key facts about HR1190:


HR1190 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -5.3°
Azimuth: 209.7°
Direction: South-South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1190

HR1190 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR1190 are provided in the following table:

03h 48m 35s
-37° 37’ 14”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1190 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1190 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1190.

Visibility of HR1190 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 HR1190 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: 127.6°
Max altitude: 0.9°
Azimuth: 232.4°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1190

The image below is a photograph of HR1190 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 HR1190 is 0.079 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.025 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1190 star
DSS2 image of HR1190. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1190 during the next 10000 years (13.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.17 arcmin in declination);

Spectral properties of HR1190

HR1190 belongs to spectral class B9 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


HR1190 star system properties

HR1190 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 HR1190 double sysyem:

8 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR1190