HR1470 is a variable and double main-sequence star in the constellation of Taurus.
HR1470 visual magnitude is 6.47. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1470 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 HR1470:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1470
HR1470 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR1470 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1470 in the sky:
Visibility of HR1470 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1470
The image below is a photograph of HR1470 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 HR1470 is 0.047 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.058 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR1470 from the Sun and relative movement
HR1470 is distant 228.13 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 4 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR1470
HR1470 belongs to spectral class F2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1470 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR1470 star system properties
HR1470 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR1470 double sysyem: