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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:43 
Transit: 13:01 
Sunset: 21:18
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HR1249

Above the horizon.  Rise: 4:49 | Tran: 10:46 | Set: 16:43
Altitude: 23.6°   Azimuth: 123.8°   Direction: South-East

HR1249 is a main-sequence star of spectral class F5 in the constellation of Eridanus.

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

Finder chart HR1249 star
Simplified finder chart for 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
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);

Key facts about HR1249

5.38
Main-sequence

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

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

Alternative designations of HR1249

SAO130893
SAO130893

Visibility of HR1249 from your location

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

Azimuth: 90.3°
Max altitude: 38.3°
Azimuth: 269.7°