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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:40  
clear_day Transit: 12:10  
SunsetSet: 17:41
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Altitude: -15.3°   Azimuth: 75.5°   Direction: East-North-East

HR1441 is a variable and double giant star in the constellation of Eridanus.

HR1441 visual magnitude is 5.81. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1441 should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR1441 is -0.005 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.006 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1441 star
DSS2 image of HR1441. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1441 during the next 100000 years (-8.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -10.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR1441


HR1441 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -15.3°
Azimuth: 75.5°
Direction: East-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1441

HR1441 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 HR1441 are provided in the following table:

04h 32m 37s
-03° 12’ 33”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1441 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1441 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1441.

Visibility of HR1441 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 HR1441 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: 93.2°
Max altitude: 35.3°
Azimuth: 266.8°

Distance of HR1441 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1441 is distant 428.38 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 18 kilometers per second.

131.41 pc
428.38 ly
18 km/s
-0.005 arcsec/year
-0.006 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1441

HR1441 belongs to spectral class B9 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1441 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1441. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR1441 star system properties

HR1441 is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR1441 double sysyem:

124.5 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR1441