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HR1360

Altitude: -0.9°   Azimuth: 281.0°   Direction: West

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 skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

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);

Key facts about HR1360

5.77
Giant

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

Altitude: -0.9°
Azimuth: 281.0°
Direction: West

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”
187.61°
-29.49°
Taurus

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°

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.

0.18
G8III
4943K

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

SAO111756
SAO111756