HR1402 is a double sub-giant star in the constellation of Taurus.
HR1402 visual magnitude is 5.88. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1402 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 HR1402:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1402
HR1402 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 HR1402 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1402 in the sky:
Visibility of HR1402 from your location
Today's HR1402 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1402
The image below is a photograph of HR1402 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 HR1402 is -0.003 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.003 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR1402 from the Sun and relative movement
HR1402 is distant 486.57 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 4 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR1402
HR1402 belongs to spectral class B8 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1402 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR1402 star system properties
HR1402 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 HR1402 double sysyem: