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HR1386

HR1386 is a double giant star in the constellation of Eridanus.

HR1386 visual magnitude is 6.39. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1386 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 HR1386:

6.39
Giant
HR1386 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1386

HR1386 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR1386 are provided in the following table:

04h 23m 07s
-35° 32’ 42”
237.28°
-44.56°
Eridanus

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1386 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1386 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1386.

Visibility of HR1386 from your location

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

Today's HR1386 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 125.5°
Max altitude: 3.0°
Azimuth: 234.5°
HR1386 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1386

The image below is a photograph of HR1386 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 HR1386 is -0.006 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1386 star
DSS2 image of HR1386. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1386 during the next 100000 years (-10.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR1386 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1386 is distant 840.21 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 17 kilometers per second.

257.73 pc
840.21 ly
17 km/s
-0.006 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1386

HR1386 belongs to spectral class K1 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

-0.67
K1III
4232K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1386 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1386. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR1386 star system properties

HR1386 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR1386 double sysyem:

6.39
13.39
7
18.7 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR1386

SAO194971
SAO194971