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HR1214

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

HR1214 visual magnitude is 5.11. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1214 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 HR1214:

5.11
Main-sequence
HR1214 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 2°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1214

HR1214 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR1214 are provided in the following table:

03h 53m 38s
-34° 43’ 55”
235.57°
-50.53°
Eridanus

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1214 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1214 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1214.

Visibility of HR1214 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

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

Azimuth: 124.7°
Max altitude: 3.8°
Azimuth: 235.3°
HR1214 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1214

The image below is a photograph of HR1214 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 HR1214 is 0.031 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.004 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

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);

Distance of HR1214 from the Sun and relative movement

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.

108.81 pc
354.73 ly
21 km/s
0.031 arcsec/year
-0.004 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1214

HR1214 belongs to spectral class B6 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

-0.07
B6V
12103K

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

Alternative designations of HR1214

SAO194608
SAO194608