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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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Altitude: 62.0°   Azimuth: 330.3°   Direction: North-North-West

HR1138 is a star in the constellation of Camelopardalis.

HR1138 visual magnitude is 5.44. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1138 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 HR1138:


HR1138 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 62.0°
Azimuth: 330.3°
Direction: North-North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1138

HR1138 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 HR1138 are provided in the following table:

03h 49m 13s
+70° 52’ 15”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1138 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1138 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1138.

Visibility of HR1138 from your location

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

HR1138 is circumpolar and transits at 22:35 UTC (altitude: 70.6°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1138

The image below is a photograph of HR1138 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 HR1138 is 0.024 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.065 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1138 star
DSS2 image of HR1138. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1138 during the next 10000 years (4.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -10.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR1138 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1138 is distant 325.35 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 17 kilometers per second.

99.80 pc
325.35 ly
17 km/s
0.024 arcsec/year
-0.065 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1138

HR1138 belongs to spectral class A2


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1138 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1138. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR1138