HR1246 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Eridanus.
HR1246 visual magnitude is 5.93. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1246 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 HR1246:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1246
HR1246 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 HR1246 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1246 in the sky:
Visibility of HR1246 from your location
Today's HR1246 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1246
The image below is a photograph of HR1246 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 HR1246 is 0.052 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.004 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR1246 from the Sun and relative movement
HR1246 is distant 358.64 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 21 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR1246
HR1246 belongs to spectral class A2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1246 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.