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HR1423

HR1423 is a variable main-sequence star in the constellation of Eridanus.

HR1423 visual magnitude is 5.6. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1423 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 HR1423:

5.6
Main-sequence
HR1423 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 23°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1423

HR1423 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 HR1423 are provided in the following table:

04h 29m 06s
-13° 02’ 53”
208.78°
-37.4°
Eridanus

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1423 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1423 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1423.

Visibility of HR1423 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

Today's HR1423 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 103.0°
Max altitude: 25.5°
Azimuth: 257.0°
HR1423 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1423

The image below is a photograph of HR1423 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 HR1423 is 0.002 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1423 star
DSS2 image of HR1423. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1423 during the next 100000 years (3.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR1423 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1423 is distant 1,574.88 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 22 kilometers per second.

483.09 pc
1,574.88 ly
22 km/s
0.002 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1423

HR1423 belongs to spectral class B1 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

-2.82
B1V
14354K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1423 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1423. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR1423

SAO149674
SAO149674