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public LocationGreenwich, UK
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π1 Doradus (pi1 Doradus)

Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Alt: -63.58°   Az: 149.60°   Direction: South-South-East

π1 Doradus is a giant star of spectral class K5 in the constellation of Dorado.

π1 Doradus visual magnitude is 5.56. Because of its faintness, π1 Doradus is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Image of π1 Doradus (pi1 Doradus) star
DSS2 image of π1 Doradus. The red arrow shows the motion of π1 Doradus during the next 10000 years (3.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 4.83 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates


06h 22m 24s
-69° 59’ 51”
14h 44m 42s
21h 07m 06s


06h 22m 38s
-69° 59’ 03”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart π1 Doradus (pi1 Doradus) star
Simplified finder chart for π1 Doradus (pi1 Doradus).

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where π1 Doradus is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of π1 Doradus. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

π1 Doradus is distant 594.89 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 16 kilometers per second.

16 km/s
0.02 arcsec/y

Alternative Designations

π1 Doradus
(pi1 Doradus)

Visibility from Your Location

π1 Doradus (pi1 Doradus) is currently not visible from Greenwich, UK