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HR1127

HR1127 is a multiple giant star in the constellation of Perseus.

HR1127 visual magnitude is 6.06. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1127 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 HR1127:

6.06
Giant
HR1127 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 46°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1127

HR1127 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 HR1127 are provided in the following table:

03h 44m 06s
+48° 31’ 24”
149.99°
-5.06°
Perseus

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1127 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1127 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1127.

Visibility of HR1127 from your location

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

HR1127 is circumpolar and transits at 03:34 UTC (altitude: 87.0°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1127

The image below is a photograph of HR1127 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 HR1127 is -0.005 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.01 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1127 star
DSS2 image of HR1127. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1127 during the next 10000 years (-0.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR1127 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1127 is distant 827.41 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 12 kilometers per second.

253.81 pc
827.41 ly
-12 km/s
-0.005 arcsec/year
-0.01 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1127

HR1127 belongs to spectral class K4 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

-0.96
K4III
3720K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1127 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1127. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR1127 star system properties

HR1127 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR1127 double sysyem:

6.06
13.16
7.1
18.6 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR1127

SAO39063
SAO39063