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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:17
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HR1386

Above the horizon.  Rise: 9:50 | Tran: 11:34 | Set: 13:18
Altitude: 1.0°   Azimuth: 197.0°   Direction: South-South-West

HR1386 is a double giant star of spectral class K1 in the constellation of Eridanus.

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

Finder chart HR1386 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1386.

HR1386 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. 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
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);

Key facts about HR1386

6.39
Giant

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

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

Alternative designations of HR1386

SAO194971
SAO194971

Visibility of HR1386 from your location

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

Azimuth: 125.5°
Max altitude: 3.0°
Azimuth: 234.5°