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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:16
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Above the horizon.  Rise: 4:26 | Tran: 11:49 | Set: 19:12
Altitude: 52.0°   Azimuth: 208.2°   Direction: South-South-West

HR1427 is a variable and multiple sub-giant star of spectral class A6 in the constellation of Taurus.

HR1427 visual magnitude is 4.78. Because of its moderate brightness, HR1427 is easily visible to the naked eye from locations with dark skies, while it might be barely visible, or not visible at all, from light-polluted skies.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1427

Finder chart HR1427 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1427.

HR1427 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 HR1427 are provided in the following table:

04h 30m 33s
+16° 11’ 38”
Image of HR1427 star
DSS2 image of HR1427. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1427 during the next 1000 years (1.78 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.45 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR1427


and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1427 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1427. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR1427 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1427 is distant 144.63 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 38 kilometers per second.

44.37 pc
144.63 ly
38 km/s
0.107 arcsec/year
-0.027 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR1427

Gl 170.1

Visibility of HR1427 from your location

Today's HR1427 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 73.8°
Max altitude: 54.7°
Azimuth: 286.2°