HR1366 is a multiple giant star in the constellation of Eridanus.
HR1366 visual magnitude is 5.86. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1366 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 HR1366:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1366
HR1366 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 HR1366 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1366 in the sky:
Visibility of HR1366 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR1366 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1366
The image below is a photograph of HR1366 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 HR1366 is -0.016 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.123 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR1366 from the Sun and relative movement
HR1366 is distant 467.05 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 27 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR1366
HR1366 belongs to spectral class K3 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1366 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR1366 star system properties
HR1366 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR1366 double sysyem: