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Altitude: 70.9°   Azimuth: 26.5°   Direction: North-North-East

HR1124 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Camelopardalis.

HR1124 visual magnitude is 5.8. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1124 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 HR1124:


HR1124 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 70.9°
Azimuth: 26.5°
Direction: North-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1124

HR1124 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 HR1124 are provided in the following table:

03h 46m 00s
+67° 12’ 06”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1124 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1124 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1124.

Visibility of HR1124 from your location

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

HR1124 is circumpolar and transits at 22:32 UTC (altitude: 74.3°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1124

The image below is a photograph of HR1124 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 HR1124 is 0.081 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.113 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1124 star
DSS2 image of HR1124. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1124 during the next 1000 years (1.35 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.88 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR1124 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1124 is distant 180.51 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 6 kilometers per second.

55.37 pc
180.51 ly
6 km/s
0.081 arcsec/year
-0.113 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1124

HR1124 belongs to spectral class F0 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a hypergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1124 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1124. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR1124