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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:59  
clear_day Transit: 12:12  
SunsetSet: 17:25
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Altitude: -54.5°   Azimuth: 277.4°   Direction: West

HR1195 is a bright giant star in the constellation of Eridanus.

HR1195 visual magnitude is 4.17. Because of its moderate brightness, HR1195 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 proper motion of HR1195 is -0.046 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.051 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1195 star
DSS2 image of HR1195. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1195 during the next 10000 years (-7.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -8.50 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR1195

Bright giant

HR1195 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -54.5°
Azimuth: 277.4°
Direction: West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1195

HR1195 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 HR1195 are provided in the following table:

03h 49m 27s
-36° 12’ 01”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1195 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1195 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1195.

Visibility of HR1195 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 HR1195 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: 126.2°
Max altitude: 2.3°
Azimuth: 233.8°

Distance of HR1195 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1195 is distant 209.78 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 2 kilometers per second.

64.35 pc
209.78 ly
2 km/s
-0.046 arcsec/year
-0.051 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1195

HR1195 belongs to spectral class G9 and has a luminosity class of II corresponding to a bright giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1195 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1195. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR1195