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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 4:44  
clear_day Transit: 12:57  
SunsetSet: 21:11 south
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Altitude: 47.2°   Azimuth: 200.7°   Direction: South-South-West

HR1425 is a giant star in the constellation of Taurus.

HR1425 visual magnitude is 6.48. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1425 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 HR1425:


HR1425 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 47.2°
Azimuth: 200.7°
Direction: South-South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1425

HR1425 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 HR1425 are provided in the following table:

04h 30m 02s
+10° 15’ 44”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1425 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1425 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1425.

Visibility of HR1425 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 HR1425 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: 79.7°
Max altitude: 48.8°
Azimuth: 280.3°
HR1425 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1425

The image below is a photograph of HR1425 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 HR1425 is -0.007 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.067 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1425 star
DSS2 image of HR1425. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1425 during the next 10000 years (-1.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -11.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR1425 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1425 is distant 365.47 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 63 kilometers per second.

112.11 pc
365.47 ly
-63 km/s
-0.007 arcsec/year
-0.067 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1425

HR1425 belongs to spectral class G8 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1425 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1425. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR1425