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:
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 hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR1214 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1214 in the sky:
Visibility of HR1214 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR1214 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 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.
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.
Spectral properties of HR1214
HR1214 belongs to spectral class B6 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1214 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.