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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:44  
clear_day Transit: 11:48  
SunsetSet: 15:51 south
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Altitude: -8.7°   Azimuth: 112.4°   Direction: East-South-East

HR1345 is a variable giant star in the constellation of Eridanus.

HR1345 visual magnitude is 6. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1345 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 HR1345:


HR1345 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -8.7°
Azimuth: 112.4°
Direction: East-South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1345

HR1345 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 HR1345 are provided in the following table:

04h 18m 15s
-20° 42’ 56”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1345 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1345 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1345.

Visibility of HR1345 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 HR1345 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: 110.7°
Max altitude: 17.8°
Azimuth: 249.3°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1345

The image below is a photograph of HR1345 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 HR1345 is -0.013 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.012 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1345 star
DSS2 image of HR1345. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1345 during the next 10000 years (-2.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and 2.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR1345 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1345 is distant 1,044.87 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 25 kilometers per second.

320.51 pc
1,044.87 ly
25 km/s
-0.013 arcsec/year
0.012 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1345

HR1345 belongs to spectral class G8 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1345 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1345. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR1345