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Altitude: 75.2°   Azimuth: 257.0°   Direction: West-South-West

HR1130 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Perseus.

HR1130 visual magnitude is 6.11. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1130 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 HR1130:


HR1130 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 75.2°
Azimuth: 257.0°
Direction: West-South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1130

HR1130 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 HR1130 are provided in the following table:

03h 44m 40s
+46° 05’ 58”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1130 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1130 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1130.

Visibility of HR1130 from your location

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

HR1130 is circumpolar and transits at 23:02 UTC (altitude: 84.6°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1130

The image below is a photograph of HR1130 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 HR1130 is -0.004 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.024 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1130 star
DSS2 image of HR1130. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1130 during the next 10000 years (-0.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR1130 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1130 is distant 572.93 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.

175.75 pc
572.93 ly
9 km/s
-0.004 arcsec/year
-0.024 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1130

HR1130 belongs to spectral class A7 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1130 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1130. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR1130