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HR1471 is a variable and double main-sequence star in the constellation of Taurus.

HR1471 visual magnitude is 5.92. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1471 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 HR1471:

HR1471 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1471

HR1471 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 HR1471 are provided in the following table:

04h 38m 15s
+20° 41’ 04”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1471 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1471 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1471.

Visibility of HR1471 from your location

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

Today's HR1471 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 69.3°
Max altitude: 59.2°
Azimuth: 290.7°
HR1471 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1471

The image below is a photograph of HR1471 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 HR1471 is -0.015 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.007 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1471 star
DSS2 image of HR1471. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1471 during the next 10000 years (-2.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR1471 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1471 is distant 361.02 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 2 kilometers per second.

110.74 pc
361.02 ly
-2 km/s
-0.015 arcsec/year
-0.007 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1471

HR1471 belongs to spectral class B8 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1471 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1471. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR1471 star system properties

HR1471 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR1471 double sysyem:

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Alternative designations of HR1471