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HR1461

HR1461 is a giant star in the constellation of Eridanus.

HR1461 visual magnitude is 6.13. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1461 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 HR1461:

6.13
Giant
HR1461 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1461

HR1461 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 HR1461 are provided in the following table:

04h 35m 00s
-19° 55’ 14”
217.55°
-38.65°
Eridanus

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1461 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1461 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1461.

Visibility of HR1461 from your location

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

Today's HR1461 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 109.9°
Max altitude: 18.6°
Azimuth: 250.1°
HR1461 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1461

The image below is a photograph of HR1461 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 HR1461 is 0.081 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.081 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1461 star
DSS2 image of HR1461. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1461 during the next 10000 years (13.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and 13.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR1461 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1461 is distant 329.96 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 74 kilometers per second.

101.21 pc
329.96 ly
74 km/s
0.081 arcsec/year
0.081 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1461

HR1461 belongs to spectral class K3 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

1.10
K3III
4368K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1461 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1461. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR1461

SAO169584
SAO169584