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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:17
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Above the horizon.  Rise: 6:23 | Tran: 11:15 | Set: 16:07
Altitude: 24.5°   Azimuth: 195.4°   Direction: South-South-West

HR1265 is a giant star of spectral class K0 in the constellation of Eridanus.

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

Finder chart HR1265 star
Simplified finder chart for 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”
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);

Key facts about HR1265



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

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

Alternative designations of HR1265


Visibility of HR1265 from your location

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

Azimuth: 102.8°
Max altitude: 25.7°
Azimuth: 257.2°