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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:57 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:10
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HR1258

Below the horizon.  Rise: 5:31 | Tran: 9:40 | Set: 13:49
Altitude: -58.7°   Azimuth: 359.5°   Direction: North

HR1258 is a variable main-sequence star of spectral class B2 in the constellation of Eridanus.

HR1258 visual magnitude is 6.46. Because of its faintness, HR1258 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.

HR1258 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year.

Image of HR1258 star
DSS2 image of HR1258. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1258 during the next 10000 years (0.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.33 arcmin in declination);

Apparent Coordinates

04h 04m 29s
-20° 04’ 40”

J2000 Coordinates

04h 03m 24s
-20° 08’ 39”

Galactic Coordinates

214.57°
-45.74°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR1258 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1258.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

6.46
Main-sequence

-0.88
B2V
13121K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1258 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1258. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR1258 is distant 956.01 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 20 kilometers per second.

293.26 pc
956.01 ly
20 km/s
0.003 arcsec/y
-0.014 "/y

Alternative Designations

SAO169071
SAO169071

Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR1258 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 110.1°
Max altitude: 18.4°
Azimuth: 249.9°