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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:18
sunny   (Daytime)   What's Visible Now?


Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Altitude: 68.2°   Azimuth: 331.9°   Direction: North-North-West

HR1166 is a sub-giant star of spectral class B9 in the constellation of Camelopardalis.

HR1166 visual magnitude is 6.32. Because of its faintness, HR1166 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1166

Finder chart HR1166 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1166.

HR1166 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 HR1166 are provided in the following table:

03h 51m 41s
+68° 30’ 26”
Image of HR1166 star
DSS2 image of HR1166. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1166 during the next 10000 years (2.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.67 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR1166


and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1166 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1166. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR1166 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1166 is distant 821.16 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 4 kilometers per second.

251.89 pc
821.16 ly
-4 km/s
0.017 arcsec/year
-0.016 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR1166


Visibility of HR1166 from your location

HR1166 is circumpolar and transits at 09:47 UTC (altitude: 73.0°)