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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 6:44  
clear_day Transit: 12:51  
SunsetSet: 18:57 south
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Altitude: -18.5°   Azimuth: 107.0°   Direction: East-South-East

HR1384 is a variable star in the constellation of Eridanus.

HR1384 visual magnitude is 5.83. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1384 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 HR1384:


HR1384 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -18.5°
Azimuth: 107.0°
Direction: East-South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1384

HR1384 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 HR1384 are provided in the following table:

04h 23m 05s
-24° 53’ 31”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1384 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1384 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1384.

Visibility of HR1384 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 HR1384 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: 114.9°
Max altitude: 13.6°
Azimuth: 245.1°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1384

The image below is a photograph of HR1384 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 HR1384 is 0.018 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.015 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1384 star
DSS2 image of HR1384. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1384 during the next 10000 years (3.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR1384 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1384 is distant 454.04 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 29 kilometers per second.

139.28 pc
454.04 ly
29 km/s
0.018 arcsec/year
-0.015 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1384

HR1384 belongs to spectral class K5


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1384 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1384. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR1384