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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:46  
clear_day Transit: 12:11  
SunsetSet: 17:36
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Altitude: 58.8°   Azimuth: 77.0°   Direction: East-North-East

HR1207 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Perseus.

HR1207 visual magnitude is 5.37. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1207 should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR1207 is 0.019 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.018 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1207 star
DSS2 image of HR1207. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1207 during the next 10000 years (3.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR1207


HR1207 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 58.8°
Azimuth: 77.0°
Direction: East-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1207

HR1207 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 HR1207 are provided in the following table:

03h 55m 58s
+47° 52’ 17”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1207 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1207 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1207.

Visibility of HR1207 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

HR1207 is circumpolar and transits at 17:19 UTC (altitude: 86.4°)

Distance of HR1207 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1207 is distant 844.56 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 5 kilometers per second.

259.07 pc
844.56 ly
5 km/s
0.019 arcsec/year
-0.018 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1207

HR1207 belongs to spectral class B6 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1207 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1207. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR1207