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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:38  
clear_day Transit: 12:10  
SunsetSet: 17:43
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Altitude: 48.4°   Azimuth: 188.1°   Direction: South

HR1349 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Taurus.

HR1349 visual magnitude is 6.31. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1349 should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR1349 is 0.002 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.04 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1349 star
DSS2 image of HR1349. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1349 during the next 10000 years (0.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -6.67 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR1349


HR1349 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 48.4°
Azimuth: 188.1°
Direction: South

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1349

HR1349 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 HR1349 are provided in the following table:

04h 19m 37s
+10° 07’ 17”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1349 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1349 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1349.

Visibility of HR1349 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 HR1349 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: 79.9°
Max altitude: 48.6°
Azimuth: 280.1°

Distance of HR1349 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1349 is distant 583.18 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 27 kilometers per second.

178.89 pc
583.18 ly
-27 km/s
0.002 arcsec/year
-0.04 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1349

HR1349 belongs to spectral class K0


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1349 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1349. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR1349