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HR1364

Altitude: -31.1°   Azimuth: 236.5°   Direction: West-South-West

HR1364 is a double giant star in the constellation of Horologium.

HR1364 visual magnitude is 5.34. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1364 should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR1364 is 0.063 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.046 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1364 star
DSS2 image of HR1364. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1364 during the next 10000 years (10.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -7.67 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR1364

5.34
Giant

HR1364 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -31.1°
Azimuth: 236.5°
Direction: West-South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1364

HR1364 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR1364 are provided in the following table:

04h 19m 16s
-44° 16’ 05”
249.61°
-45.32°
Horologium

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1364 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1364 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1364.

Visibility of HR1364 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

HR1364 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Distance of HR1364 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1364 is distant 231.21 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 24 kilometers per second.

70.92 pc
231.21 ly
24 km/s
0.063 arcsec/year
-0.046 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1364

HR1364 belongs to spectral class K2 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

1.09
K2III
4559K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1364 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1364. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR1364 star system properties

HR1364 is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR1364 double sysyem:

5.34
7.74
2.4
70.4 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR1364

SAO216749
SAO216749