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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:48  
clear_day Transit: 12:11  
SunsetSet: 17:34
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Altitude: 52.3°   Azimuth: 58.3°   Direction: East-North-East

HR1073 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Camelopardalis.

HR1073 visual magnitude is 5.98. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1073 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 HR1073 is -0.048 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.005 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1073 star
DSS2 image of HR1073. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1073 during the next 10000 years (-8.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.83 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR1073


HR1073 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 52.3°
Azimuth: 58.3°
Direction: East-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1073

HR1073 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR1073 are provided in the following table:

03h 33m 38s
+54° 58’ 28”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1073 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1073 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1073.

Visibility of HR1073 from your location

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

HR1073 is circumpolar and transits at 17:01 UTC (altitude: 86.5°)

Distance of HR1073 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1073 is distant 221.62 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 14 kilometers per second.

67.98 pc
221.62 ly
14 km/s
-0.048 arcsec/year
-0.005 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1073

HR1073 belongs to spectral class A3 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1073 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1073. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR1073