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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 4:44  
clear_day Transit: 12:57  
SunsetSet: 21:11 south
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Altitude: -21.9°   Azimuth: 46.4°   Direction: North-East

HR1360 is a giant star in the constellation of Taurus.

HR1360 visual magnitude is 5.77. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1360 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 HR1360:


HR1360 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -21.9°
Azimuth: 46.4°
Direction: North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1360

HR1360 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 HR1360 are provided in the following table:

04h 20m 41s
+06° 07’ 50”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1360 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1360 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1360.

Visibility of HR1360 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 HR1360 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: 83.9°
Max altitude: 44.7°
Azimuth: 276.1°
HR1360 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1360

The image below is a photograph of HR1360 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 HR1360 is -0.012 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.051 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1360 star
DSS2 image of HR1360. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1360 during the next 10000 years (-2.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -8.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR1360 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1360 is distant 427.82 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 7 kilometers per second.

131.23 pc
427.82 ly
7 km/s
-0.012 arcsec/year
-0.051 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1360

HR1360 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 HR1360 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1360. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR1360