HR1250 is a variable giant star in the constellation of Dorado.
HR1250 visual magnitude is 6.51. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1250 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 HR1250:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1250
HR1250 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR1250 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1250 in the sky:
Visibility of HR1250 from your location
HR1250 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1250
The image below is a photograph of HR1250 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 HR1250 is 0.027 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.014 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR1250 from the Sun and relative movement
HR1250 is distant 1,189.78 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 7 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR1250
HR1250 belongs to spectral class M1 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1250 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.