HR1219 is a variable and multiple hypergiant star in the constellation of Eridanus.
HR1219 visual magnitude is 5.71. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1219 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 HR1219:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 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:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1219 in the sky:
Visibility of HR1219 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1219
The image below is a photograph of HR1219 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 HR1219 is -0.012 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.003 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
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.
Spectral properties of HR1219
HR1219 belongs to spectral class K0 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1219 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.