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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
🌅 Sunrise: 6:03  ☀️ Transit: 12:06  🌅 Sunset: 18:09


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

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

HR1232 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 18°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 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”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1232 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1232 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1232.

Visibility of HR1232 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

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

Azimuth: 95.5°
Max altitude: 33.1°
Azimuth: 264.5°
HR1232 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1232

The image below is a photograph of HR1232 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 HR1232 is -0.055 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.18 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

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);

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

Spectral properties of HR1232

HR1232 belongs to spectral class G9 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

Alternative designations of HR1232