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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 4:45  
clear_day Transit: 12:57  
SunsetSet: 21:09 south
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Altitude: -61.6°   Azimuth: 40.7°   Direction: North-East

HR1275 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Eridanus.

HR1275 visual magnitude is 5.59. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1275 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 HR1275:


HR1275 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -61.6°
Azimuth: 40.7°
Direction: North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1275

HR1275 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR1275 are provided in the following table:

04h 05m 37s
-27° 39’ 06”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1275 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1275 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1275.

Visibility of HR1275 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 HR1275 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: 117.7°
Max altitude: 10.9°
Azimuth: 242.3°
HR1275 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1275

The image below is a photograph of HR1275 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 HR1275 is 0.205 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.094 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1275 star
DSS2 image of HR1275. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1275 during the next 1000 years (3.42 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.57 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR1275 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1275 is distant 140.76 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 63 kilometers per second.

43.18 pc
140.76 ly
63 km/s
0.205 arcsec/year
0.094 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1275

HR1275 belongs to spectral class F1 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1275 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1275. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR1275