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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:57 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:10
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Below the horizon.  Rise: 5:52 | Tran: 10:05 | Set: 14:18
Altitude: -57.8°   Azimuth: 351.5°   Direction: North

HR1421 is a giant star of spectral class K1 in the constellation of Eridanus.

HR1421 visual magnitude is 5.96. Because of its faintness, HR1421 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.

HR1421 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year.

Image of HR1421 star
DSS2 image of HR1421. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1421 during the next 10000 years (4.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -15.00 arcmin in declination);

Apparent Coordinates

04h 29m 43s
-19° 24’ 20”

J2000 Coordinates

04h 28m 39s
-19° 27’ 29”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart HR1421 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1421.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1421 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1421. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR1421 is distant 323.09 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 26 kilometers per second.

99.11 pc
323.09 ly
26 km/s
0.028 arcsec/y
-0.09 "/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR1421 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 109.5°
Max altitude: 19.1°
Azimuth: 250.5°