HR1439 is a double hypergiant star in the constellation of Eridanus.
HR1439 visual magnitude is 5.96. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1439 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 HR1439:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1439
HR1439 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR1439 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1439 in the sky:
Visibility of HR1439 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1439
The image below is a photograph of HR1439 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 HR1439 is 0 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.031 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR1439 from the Sun and relative movement
HR1439 is distant 365.47 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 8 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR1439
HR1439 belongs to spectral class K0 and has a luminosity class of II corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1439 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR1439 star system properties
HR1439 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR1439 double sysyem: