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:
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:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1461 in the sky:
Visibility of HR1461 from your location
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.
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.
Spectral properties of HR1461
HR1461 belongs to spectral class K3 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1461 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.