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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:41  
clear_day Transit: 11:47  
SunsetSet: 15:53 south
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Altitude: 8.9°   Azimuth: 139.7°   Direction: South-East

HR1267 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Eridanus.

HR1267 visual magnitude is 6.13. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1267 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 HR1267:


HR1267 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 8.9°
Azimuth: 139.7°
Direction: South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1267

HR1267 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 HR1267 are provided in the following table:

04h 04m 41s
-20° 22’ 54”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1267 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1267 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1267.

Visibility of HR1267 from your location

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

Today's HR1267 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 110.4°
Max altitude: 18.1°
Azimuth: 249.6°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1267

The image below is a photograph of HR1267 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 HR1267 is 0.028 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.009 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1267 star
DSS2 image of HR1267. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1267 during the next 10000 years (4.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR1267 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1267 is distant 447.80 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 4 kilometers per second.

137.36 pc
447.80 ly
-4 km/s
0.028 arcsec/year
-0.009 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1267

HR1267 belongs to spectral class K0


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1267 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1267. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR1267