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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
🌅 Sunrise: 6:03  ☀️ Transit: 12:06  🌅 Sunset: 18:09


HR1300 is a star in the constellation of Eridanus.

HR1300 visual magnitude is 5.79. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1300 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 HR1300:

HR1300 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 14°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1300

HR1300 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 HR1300 are provided in the following table:

04h 11m 36s
-20° 21’ 21”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1300 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1300 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1300.

Visibility of HR1300 from your location

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

Today's HR1300 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 110.4°
Max altitude: 18.2°
Azimuth: 249.6°
HR1300 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1300

The image below is a photograph of HR1300 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 HR1300 is 0.05 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.052 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1300 star
DSS2 image of HR1300. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1300 during the next 10000 years (8.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 8.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR1300 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1300 is distant 249.62 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 13 kilometers per second.

76.57 pc
249.62 ly
-13 km/s
0.05 arcsec/year
0.052 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1300

HR1300 belongs to spectral class A2


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1300 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1300. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR1300