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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 5:08 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 21:03
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Below the horizon.  Rise: 7:27 | Tran: 9:17 | Set: 11:06
Alt: -38.13°   Az: 101.00°   Direction: East

HR1299 is a giant star of spectral class K1 in the constellation of Eridanus.

HR1299 visual magnitude is 6.44. Because of its faintness, HR1299 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.

Image of HR1299 star
DSS2 image of HR1299. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1299 during the next 10000 years (-3.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -5.83 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates


04h 11m 40s
-35° 12’ 41”
16h 43m 40s
20h 55m 21s


04h 10m 45s
-35° 16’ 26”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart HR1299 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1299.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1299 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1299. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR1299 is distant 1,185.45 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 28 kilometers per second.

28 km/s
-0.019 arcsec/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR1299 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 125.2°
Max altitude: 3.3°
Azimuth: 234.8°