HR1227 is a variable and double main-sequence star in the constellation of Dorado.
HR1227 visual magnitude is 6.46. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1227 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 HR1227:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1227
HR1227 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 HR1227 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1227 in the sky:
Visibility of HR1227 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1227
The image below is a photograph of HR1227 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 HR1227 is 0.031 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.041 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR1227 from the Sun and relative movement
HR1227 is distant 349.41 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 21 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR1227
HR1227 belongs to spectral class A4 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1227 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR1227 star system properties
HR1227 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR1227 double sysyem: