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HR1427

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

HR1427 visual magnitude is 4.78. Because of its moderate brightness, HR1427 should be easily visible from locations with dark skyes, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skyes affected by light pollution.

The table below summarizes the key facts about HR1427:

4.78
Sub-giant
HR1427 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 38°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 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”
180.38°
-21.45°
Taurus

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1427 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1427 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1427.

Visibility of HR1427 from your location

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

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

Azimuth: 73.8°
Max altitude: 54.7°
Azimuth: 286.2°
HR1427 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1427

The image below is a photograph of HR1427 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 HR1427 is 0.107 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.027 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

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);

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

Spectral properties of HR1427

HR1427 belongs to spectral class A6 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.

1.54
A6IV
8403K

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

Alternative designations of HR1427

SAO93975
SAO93975
Gl 170.1