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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 5:08 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 21:03
wb_twilight   (Astronomical Twilight)   What's Visible Now?
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Below the horizon.  Rise: 7:02 | Tran: 9:00 | Set: 10:58
Alt: -34.74°   Az: 103.89°   Direction: East-South-East

HR1214 is a main-sequence star of spectral class B6 in the constellation of Eridanus.

HR1214 visual magnitude is 5.11. Because of its faintness, HR1214 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 HR1214 star
DSS2 image of HR1214. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1214 during the next 10000 years (5.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.67 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates


03h 54m 35s
-34° 39’ 39”
17h 03m 31s
20h 58m 06s


03h 53m 38s
-34° 43’ 55”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart HR1214 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1214.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1214 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1214. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR1214 is distant 354.73 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 21 kilometers per second.

21 km/s
0.031 arcsec/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR1214 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 124.7°
Max altitude: 3.9°
Azimuth: 235.3°