HR1205 is a double supergiant star in the constellation of Camelopardalis.
HR1205 visual magnitude is 5. Because of its moderate brightness, HR1205 should be easily visible from locations with dark skyes, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skyes affected by light pollution.
The table below summarizes the key facts about HR1205:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1205
HR1205 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 HR1205 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1205 in the sky:
Visibility of HR1205 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR1205 is circumpolar and transits at 15:45 UTC (altitude: 80.4°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1205
The image below is a photograph of HR1205 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 HR1205 is -0.004 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.015 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR1205 from the Sun and relative movement
HR1205 is distant 1,852.27 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 2 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR1205
HR1205 belongs to spectral class K3 and has a luminosity class of I corresponding to a supergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1205 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR1205 star system properties
HR1205 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of medium or large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR1205 double sysyem: