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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:43 
Transit: 13:01 
Sunset: 21:18
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Below the horizon.  Rise: 5:02 | Tran: 11:10 | Set: 17:19
Altitude: -17.0°   Azimuth: 63.5°   Direction: East-North-East

HR1400 is a giant star of spectral class K1 in the constellation of Taurus.

HR1400 visual magnitude is 6.23. Because of its faintness, HR1400 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 HR1400

Finder chart HR1400 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1400.

HR1400 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 HR1400 are provided in the following table:

04h 27m 00s
+02° 04’ 45”
Image of HR1400 star
DSS2 image of HR1400. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1400 during the next 10000 years (10.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -7.83 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR1400


and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1400 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1400. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR1400 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1400 is distant 394.67 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 21 kilometers per second.

121.07 pc
394.67 ly
21 km/s
0.065 arcsec/year
-0.047 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR1400


Visibility of HR1400 from your location

Today's HR1400 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 87.9°
Max altitude: 40.6°
Azimuth: 272.1°