HR1198 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Perseus.
HR1198 visual magnitude is 5.76. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1198 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 HR1198:
HR1198 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom .
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1198
HR1198 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 HR1198 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1198 in the sky:
Visibility of HR1198 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR1198 is circumpolar and transits at 10:55 UTC (altitude: 87.2°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1198
The image below is a photograph of HR1198 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 HR1198 is 0.036 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.029 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR1198 from the Sun and relative movement
HR1198 is distant 430.08 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 8 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR1198
HR1198 belongs to spectral class K0 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1198 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.