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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:37  
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SunsetSet: 15:55 south
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Altitude: 42.3°   Azimuth: 42.5°   Direction: North-East

HR1077 is a multiple main-sequence star in the constellation of Camelopardalis.

HR1077 visual magnitude is 6.46. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1077 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 HR1077:


HR1077 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 42.3°
Azimuth: 42.5°
Direction: North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1077

HR1077 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR1077 are provided in the following table:

03h 35m 00s
+60° 02’ 27”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1077 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1077 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1077.

Visibility of HR1077 from your location

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

HR1077 is circumpolar and transits at 23:04 UTC (altitude: 81.4°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1077

The image below is a photograph of HR1077 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 HR1077 is -0.035 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 HR1077 star
DSS2 image of HR1077. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1077 during the next 10000 years (-5.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and 2.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR1077 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1077 is distant 182.53 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 21 kilometers per second.

55.99 pc
182.53 ly
21 km/s
-0.035 arcsec/year
0.013 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1077

HR1077 belongs to spectral class F3 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1077 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1077. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR1077 star system properties

HR1077 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR1077 double sysyem:

1.1 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR1077