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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 6:44  
clear_day Transit: 12:51  
SunsetSet: 18:57 south
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Altitude: -15.0°   Azimuth: 43.9°   Direction: North-East

HR141 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Pisces.

HR141 visual magnitude is 6.4. Because of its reltive faintness, HR141 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 HR141:


HR141 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -15.0°
Azimuth: 43.9°
Direction: North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR141

HR141 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 HR141 are provided in the following table:

00h 34m 55s
+13° 22’ 15”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR141 in the sky:

Finder chart HR141 star
Simplified finder chart for HR141.

Visibility of HR141 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 HR141 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: 76.6°
Max altitude: 51.9°
Azimuth: 283.4°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR141

The image below is a photograph of HR141 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 HR141 is -0.09 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.057 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR141 star
DSS2 image of HR141. The red arrow shows the motion of HR141 during the next 10000 years (-15.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -9.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR141 from the Sun and relative movement

HR141 is distant 400.00 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 19 kilometers per second.

122.70 pc
400.00 ly
-19 km/s
-0.09 arcsec/year
-0.057 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR141

HR141 belongs to spectral class K0


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR141 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR141. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR141