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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:45  
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Altitude: 67.4°   Azimuth: 53.2°   Direction: North-East

HR1112 is a multiple bright giant star in the constellation of Camelopardalis.

HR1112 visual magnitude is 5.76. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1112 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 HR1112:

Bright giant

HR1112 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 67.4°
Azimuth: 53.2°
Direction: North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1112

HR1112 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 HR1112 are provided in the following table:

03h 42m 42s
+59° 58’ 09”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1112 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1112 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1112.

Visibility of HR1112 from your location

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

HR1112 is circumpolar and transits at 22:48 UTC (altitude: 81.5°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1112

The image below is a photograph of HR1112 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 HR1112 is -0.005 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.002 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1112 star
DSS2 image of HR1112. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1112 during the next 100000 years (-8.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 3.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR1112 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1112 is distant 2,202.70 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 10 kilometers per second.

675.68 pc
2,202.70 ly
-10 km/s
-0.005 arcsec/year
0.002 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1112

HR1112 belongs to spectral class K3 and has a luminosity class of II corresponding to a bright giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1112 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1112. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR1112 star system properties

HR1112 is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR1112 double sysyem:

54.7 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR1112