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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
🌅 Sunrise: 5:54  ☀️ Transit: 12:05  🌅 Sunset: 18:16


HR1265 is a giant star in the constellation of Eridanus.

HR1265 visual magnitude is 5.61. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1265 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 HR1265:

HR1265 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 19°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1265

HR1265 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 HR1265 are provided in the following table:

04h 04m 22s
-12° 47’ 33”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1265 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1265 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1265.

Visibility of HR1265 from your location

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

Today's HR1265 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 102.8°
Max altitude: 25.7°
Azimuth: 257.2°
HR1265 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1265

The image below is a photograph of HR1265 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 HR1265 is 0.01 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.013 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1265 star
DSS2 image of HR1265. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1265 during the next 10000 years (1.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 2.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR1265 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1265 is distant 401.48 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 32 kilometers per second.

123.15 pc
401.48 ly
32 km/s
0.01 arcsec/year
0.013 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1265

HR1265 belongs to spectral class K0


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1265 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1265. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR1265