HR1421 is a giant star in the constellation of Eridanus.
HR1421 visual magnitude is 5.96. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1421 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 HR1421:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1421
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. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR1421 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1421 in the sky:
Visibility of HR1421 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1421
The image below is a photograph of HR1421 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 HR1421 is 0.028 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.09 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR1421 from the Sun and relative movement
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.
Spectral properties of HR1421
HR1421 belongs to spectral class K1 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1421 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.