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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 6:51  
clear_day Transit: 12:50  
SunsetSet: 18:48 south
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Altitude: 20.7°   Azimuth: 108.2°   Direction: East-South-East

HR1436 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Taurus.

HR1436 visual magnitude is 6.39. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1436 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 HR1436:


HR1436 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 20.7°
Azimuth: 108.2°
Direction: East-South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1436

HR1436 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 HR1436 are provided in the following table:

04h 32m 04s
+05° 24’ 36”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1436 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1436 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1436.

Visibility of HR1436 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 HR1436 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: 84.6°
Max altitude: 43.9°
Azimuth: 275.4°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1436

The image below is a photograph of HR1436 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 HR1436 is 0.114 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.009 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1436 star
DSS2 image of HR1436. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1436 during the next 1000 years (1.90 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.15 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR1436 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1436 is distant 140.94 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 40 kilometers per second.

43.23 pc
140.94 ly
40 km/s
0.114 arcsec/year
0.009 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1436

HR1436 belongs to spectral class F5 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1436 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1436. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR1436