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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
🌅 Sunrise: 6:36  ☀️ Transit: 13:02  🌅 Sunset: 19:29


HR1495 is a giant star in the constellation of Eridanus.

HR1495 visual magnitude is 5.58. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1495 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 HR1495:

HR1495 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 0°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1495

HR1495 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 HR1495 are provided in the following table:

04h 40m 06s
-24° 28’ 57”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1495 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1495 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1495.

Visibility of HR1495 from your location

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

Today's HR1495 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 114.5°
Max altitude: 14.0°
Azimuth: 245.5°
HR1495 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1495

The image below is a photograph of HR1495 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 HR1495 is -0.067 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.018 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1495 star
DSS2 image of HR1495. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1495 during the next 10000 years (-11.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and 3.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR1495 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1495 is distant 315.28 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 18 kilometers per second.

96.71 pc
315.28 ly
-18 km/s
-0.067 arcsec/year
0.018 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1495

HR1495 belongs to spectral class G6 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1495 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1495. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR1495