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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 4:44  
clear_day Transit: 12:57  
SunsetSet: 21:11 south
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Altitude: -18.6°   Azimuth: 12.6°   Direction: North-North-East

HR1385 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Taurus.

HR1385 visual magnitude is 5.98. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1385 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 HR1385:


HR1385 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -18.6°
Azimuth: 12.6°
Direction: North-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1385

HR1385 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 HR1385 are provided in the following table:

04h 24m 57s
+19° 02’ 30”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1385 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1385 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1385.

Visibility of HR1385 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 HR1385 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: 71.0°
Max altitude: 57.6°
Azimuth: 289.0°
HR1385 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1385

The image below is a photograph of HR1385 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 HR1385 is 0.105 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.044 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1385 star
DSS2 image of HR1385. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1385 during the next 1000 years (1.75 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.73 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR1385 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1385 is distant 159.80 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 37 kilometers per second.

49.02 pc
159.80 ly
37 km/s
0.105 arcsec/year
-0.044 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1385

HR1385 belongs to spectral class F4 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1385 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1385. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR1385