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HR1288

HR1288 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Eridanus.

HR1288 visual magnitude is 5.37. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1288 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 HR1288:

5.37
Main-sequence
HR1288 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 21°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1288

HR1288 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 HR1288 are provided in the following table:

04h 09m 17s
-16° 23’ 08”
210.32°
-43.12°
Eridanus

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1288 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1288 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1288.

Visibility of HR1288 from your location

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

Today's HR1288 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 106.4°
Max altitude: 22.1°
Azimuth: 253.6°
HR1288 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1288

The image below is a photograph of HR1288 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 HR1288 is 0.002 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.005 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1288 star
DSS2 image of HR1288. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1288 during the next 100000 years (3.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 8.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR1288 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1288 is distant 726.06 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 14 kilometers per second.

222.72 pc
726.06 ly
14 km/s
0.002 arcsec/year
0.005 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1288

HR1288 belongs to spectral class B4 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

-1.37
B4V
12489K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1288 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1288. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR1288

SAO149412
SAO149412