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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:38  
clear_day Transit: 11:46  
SunsetSet: 15:54 south
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Altitude: -28.1°   Azimuth: 9.0°   Direction: North

HR1315 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Taurus.

HR1315 visual magnitude is 5.22. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1315 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 HR1315:


HR1315 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -28.1°
Azimuth: 9.0°
Direction: North

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1315

HR1315 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 HR1315 are provided in the following table:

04h 14m 36s
+10° 00’ 39”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1315 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1315 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1315.

Visibility of HR1315 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 HR1315 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: 80.0°
Max altitude: 48.5°
Azimuth: 280.0°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1315

The image below is a photograph of HR1315 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 HR1315 is 0.002 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.026 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1315 star
DSS2 image of HR1315. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1315 during the next 10000 years (0.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR1315 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1315 is distant 473.84 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 7 kilometers per second.

145.35 pc
473.84 ly
7 km/s
0.002 arcsec/year
-0.026 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1315

HR1315 belongs to spectral class B9 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1315 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1315. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR1315