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HR1293

HR1293 is a giant star in the constellation of Eridanus.

HR1293 visual magnitude is 5.7. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1293 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 HR1293:

5.7
Giant
HR1293 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 28°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1293

HR1293 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 HR1293 are provided in the following table:

04h 10m 47s
-08° 49’ 10”
201.4°
-39.58°
Eridanus

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1293 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1293 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1293.

Visibility of HR1293 from your location

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

Today's HR1293 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 98.8°
Max altitude: 29.7°
Azimuth: 261.2°
HR1293 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1293

The image below is a photograph of HR1293 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 HR1293 is 0.038 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 HR1293 star
DSS2 image of HR1293. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1293 during the next 10000 years (6.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR1293 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1293 is distant 324.06 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 30 kilometers per second.

99.40 pc
324.06 ly
30 km/s
0.038 arcsec/year
0.009 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1293

HR1293 belongs to spectral class G9

0.71
G9
4603K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1293 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1293. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR1293

SAO131005
SAO131005