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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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clear_day Transit: 11:51  
SunsetSet: 15:49 south
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Altitude: -9.9°   Azimuth: 292.2°   Direction: West-North-West

HR1448 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Taurus.

HR1448 visual magnitude is 5.68. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1448 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 HR1448:


HR1448 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -9.9°
Azimuth: 292.2°
Direction: West-North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1448

HR1448 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 HR1448 are provided in the following table:

04h 34m 08s
+05° 34’ 06”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1448 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1448 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1448.

Visibility of HR1448 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 HR1448 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: 84.4°
Max altitude: 44.1°
Azimuth: 275.6°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1448

The image below is a photograph of HR1448 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 HR1448 is -0.01 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.005 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1448 star
DSS2 image of HR1448. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1448 during the next 10000 years (-1.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR1448 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1448 is distant 408.01 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 8 kilometers per second.

125.16 pc
408.01 ly
-8 km/s
-0.01 arcsec/year
-0.005 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1448

HR1448 belongs to spectral class A2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1448 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1448. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR1448