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HR1249

HR1249 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Eridanus.

HR1249 visual magnitude is 5.38. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1249 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 HR1249:

5.38
Main-sequence
HR1249 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 35°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1249

HR1249 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 HR1249 are provided in the following table:

04h 02m 36s
-00° 16’ 08”
190.74°
-36.87°
Eridanus

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1249 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1249 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1249.

Visibility of HR1249 from your location

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

Today's HR1249 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 90.3°
Max altitude: 38.3°
Azimuth: 269.7°
HR1249 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1249

The image below is a photograph of HR1249 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 HR1249 is 0.149 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.251 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1249 star
DSS2 image of HR1249. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1249 during the next 1000 years (2.48 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.18 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR1249 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1249 is distant 62.69 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 18 kilometers per second.

19.23 pc
62.69 ly
18 km/s
0.149 arcsec/year
-0.251 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1249

HR1249 belongs to spectral class F5 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

3.96
F5V
6389K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1249 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1249. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR1249

SAO130893
SAO130893