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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:57 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:10
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Below the horizon.  Rise: 4:05 | Tran: 9:35 | Set: 15:06
Altitude: -15.3°   Azimuth: 280.7°   Direction: West

HR1232 is a main-sequence star of spectral class G9 in the constellation of Eridanus.

HR1232 visual magnitude is 5.83. Because of its faintness, HR1232 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 HR1232

Finder chart HR1232 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1232.

HR1232 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR1232 are provided in the following table:

03h 58m 52s
-05° 28’ 11”
Image of HR1232 star
DSS2 image of HR1232. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1232 during the next 1000 years (-0.92 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR1232


and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1232 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1232. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR1232 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1232 is distant 142.48 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 36 kilometers per second.

43.71 pc
142.48 ly
36 km/s
-0.055 arcsec/year
-0.18 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR1232


Visibility of HR1232 from your location

Today's HR1232 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 95.5°
Max altitude: 33.1°
Azimuth: 264.5°