HR1487 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Eridanus.
HR1487 visual magnitude is 5.45. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1487 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 HR1487:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1487
HR1487 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 HR1487 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1487 in the sky:
Visibility of HR1487 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR1487 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1487
The image below is a photograph of HR1487 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 HR1487 is 0.122 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.127 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR1487 from the Sun and relative movement
HR1487 is distant 198.54 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 56 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR1487
HR1487 belongs to spectral class K1 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1487 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.