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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:44  
clear_day Transit: 12:10  
SunsetSet: 17:38
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Altitude: 2.3°   Azimuth: 150.6°   Direction: South-South-East

HR1476 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Eridanus.

HR1476 visual magnitude is 6.3. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1476 should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR1476 is -0.011 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.013 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1476 star
DSS2 image of HR1476. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1476 during the next 10000 years (-1.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and 2.17 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR1476


HR1476 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 2.3°
Azimuth: 150.6°
Direction: South-South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1476

HR1476 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR1476 are provided in the following table:

04h 36m 50s
-30° 43’ 00”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1476 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1476 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1476.

Visibility of HR1476 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 HR1476 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: 120.7°
Max altitude: 7.8°
Azimuth: 239.3°

Distance of HR1476 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1476 is distant 393.72 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 15 kilometers per second.

120.77 pc
393.72 ly
15 km/s
-0.011 arcsec/year
0.013 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1476

HR1476 belongs to spectral class B9 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1476 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1476. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR1476