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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:17
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Below the horizon.  Rise: 9:26 | Tran: 10:54 | Set: 12:21
Altitude: -58.9°   Azimuth: 283.8°   Direction: West-North-West

HR1200 is a main-sequence star of spectral class B9 in the constellation of Eridanus.

HR1200 visual magnitude is 6.86. Because of its faintness, HR1200 is not visible to the naked eye.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1200

Finder chart HR1200 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1200.

HR1200 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 HR1200 are provided in the following table:

03h 50m 37s
-36° 25’ 31”
Image of HR1200 star
DSS2 image of HR1200. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1200 during the next 10000 years (0.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 3.33 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR1200


and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1200 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1200. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR1200 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1200 is distant 462.41 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 6 kilometers per second.

141.84 pc
462.41 ly
6 km/s
0.004 arcsec/year
0.02 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR1200


Visibility of HR1200 from your location

Today's HR1200 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 126.4°
Max altitude: 2.1°
Azimuth: 233.6°