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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:40  
clear_day Transit: 12:10  
SunsetSet: 17:41
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Altitude: 63.1°   Azimuth: 46.0°   Direction: North-East

HR1158 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Camelopardalis.

HR1158 visual magnitude is 5.85. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1158 should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR1158 is -0.018 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.051 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1158 star
DSS2 image of HR1158. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1158 during the next 10000 years (-3.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -8.50 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR1158


HR1158 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 63.1°
Azimuth: 46.0°
Direction: North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1158

HR1158 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 HR1158 are provided in the following table:

03h 49m 36s
+63° 17’ 49”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1158 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1158 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1158.

Visibility of HR1158 from your location

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

HR1158 is circumpolar and transits at 17:01 UTC (altitude: 78.2°)

Distance of HR1158 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1158 is distant 231.04 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 14 kilometers per second.

70.87 pc
231.04 ly
-14 km/s
-0.018 arcsec/year
-0.051 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1158

HR1158 belongs to spectral class A5 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1158 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1158. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR1158