HR1257 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Taurus.
HR1257 visual magnitude is 5.36. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1257 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 HR1257:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1257
HR1257 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 HR1257 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1257 in the sky:
Visibility of HR1257 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1257
The image below is a photograph of HR1257 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 HR1257 is 0.147 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.125 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR1257 from the Sun and relative movement
HR1257 is distant 112.92 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 18 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR1257
HR1257 belongs to spectral class F6 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1257 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.