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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:17
wb_twilight   (Nautical Twilight)   What's Visible Now?


Above the horizon.  Rise: 1:09 | Tran: 11:09 | Set: 21:09
Altitude: 10.5°   Azimuth: 45.5°   Direction: North-East

HR1223 is a variable main-sequence star of spectral class A8 in the constellation of Perseus.

HR1223 visual magnitude is 6.53. Because of its faintness, HR1223 is not visible to the naked eye.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1223

Finder chart HR1223 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1223.

HR1223 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 HR1223 are provided in the following table:

03h 58m 03s
+34° 48’ 51”
Image of HR1223 star
DSS2 image of HR1223. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1223 during the next 10000 years (2.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR1223


and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1223 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1223. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR1223 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1223 is distant 199.75 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 2 kilometers per second.

61.27 pc
199.75 ly
-2 km/s
0.013 arcsec/year
-0.018 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR1223


Visibility of HR1223 from your location

Today's HR1223 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 55.2°
Max altitude: 73.3°
Azimuth: 304.8°