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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:43 
Transit: 13:01 
Sunset: 21:18
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HR1219

Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Altitude: -42.6°   Azimuth: 104.9°   Direction: East-South-East

HR1219 is a variable and multiple hypergiant star of spectral class K0 in the constellation of Eridanus.

HR1219 visual magnitude is 5.71. Because of its faintness, HR1219 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.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1219

Finder chart HR1219 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1219.

HR1219 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 HR1219 are provided in the following table:

03h 54m 23s
-40° 21’ 25”
244.38°
-50.23°
Eridanus
Image of HR1219 star
DSS2 image of HR1219. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1219 during the next 10000 years (-2.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.50 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR1219

5.71
Hypergiant

and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.

-0.29
K0III
5968K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1219 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1219. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR1219 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1219 is distant 515.82 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 2 kilometers per second.

158.23 pc
515.82 ly
2 km/s
-0.012 arcsec/year
-0.003 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR1219

SAO216546
SAO216546

Visibility of HR1219 from your location

HR1219 is currently not visible from Greenwich, UK