HR1196 is a star in the constellation of Camelopardalis.
HR1196 visual magnitude is 6.34. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1196 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 HR1196:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1196
HR1196 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 HR1196 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1196 in the sky:
Visibility of HR1196 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR1196 is circumpolar and transits at 11:33 UTC (altitude: 69.7°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1196
The image below is a photograph of HR1196 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 HR1196 is -0.057 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.008 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR1196 from the Sun and relative movement
HR1196 is distant 195.91 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 2 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR1196
HR1196 belongs to spectral class A5
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1196 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.