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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:58 
Sunset: 21:15
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Above the horizon.  Rise: 5:50 | Tran: 11:48 | Set: 17:46
Altitude: 30.9°   Azimuth: 220.9°   Direction: South-West

HR1366 is a multiple giant star of spectral class K3 in the constellation of Eridanus.

HR1366 visual magnitude is 5.86. Because of its faintness, HR1366 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1366

Finder chart HR1366 star
Simplified finder chart for 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:

04h 21m 27s
-00° 05’ 53”
Image of HR1366 star
DSS2 image of HR1366. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1366 during the next 1000 years (-0.27 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.05 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR1366


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.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1366. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

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:

197.8 arcsec

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.

143.27 pc
467.05 ly
-27 km/s
-0.016 arcsec/year
-0.123 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR1366


Visibility of HR1366 from your location

Today's HR1366 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 90.1°
Max altitude: 38.4°
Azimuth: 269.9°