HR1201 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Taurus.
HR1201 visual magnitude is 5.97. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1201 should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.
The table below summarizes the key facts about HR1201:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1201
HR1201 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR1201 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1201 in the sky:
Visibility of HR1201 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR1201 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1201
The image below is a photograph of HR1201 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 HR1201 is 0.142 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.03 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR1201 from the Sun and relative movement
HR1201 is distant 135.05 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 35 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR1201
HR1201 belongs to spectral class F4 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1201 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.