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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:15 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:56
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HR1222

Below the horizon.  Rise: 0:23 | Tran: 8:44 | Set: 17:02
Alt: -6.80°   Az: 325.19°   Direction: North-West

HR1222 is a hypergiant star of spectral class K0 in the constellation of Taurus.

HR1222 visual magnitude is 6.16. Because of its faintness, HR1222 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 HR1222 star
DSS2 image of HR1222. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1222 during the next 10000 years (0.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.00 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

03h 58m 54s
+24° 31’ 52”
09h 25m 51s
13h 24m 46s

J2000

03h 57m 26s
+24° 27’ 42”

Galactic Coordinates

168.19°
-21.64°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR1222 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1222.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

6.16
Hypergiant

-1.43
K0
4000K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1222 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1222. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR1222 is distant 1,072.37 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 13 kilometers per second.

328.95
1,072.37
-13 km/s
0.001 arcsec/y
-0.012"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO76350
SAO76350

Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR1222 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 65.5°
Max altitude: 63.1°
Azimuth: 294.5°