HR1197 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Perseus.
HR1197 visual magnitude is 6.25. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1197 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 HR1197:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1197
HR1197 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 HR1197 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1197 in the sky:
Visibility of HR1197 from your location
Today's HR1197 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1197
The image below is a photograph of HR1197 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 HR1197 is -0.026 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.045 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR1197 from the Sun and relative movement
HR1197 is distant 411.10 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 38 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR1197
HR1197 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 HR1197 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.