HR1241 is a giant star in the constellation of Camelopardalis.
HR1241 visual magnitude is 5.87. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1241 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 HR1241:
HR1241 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom .
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1241
HR1241 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 HR1241 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1241 in the sky:
Visibility of HR1241 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR1241 is circumpolar and transits at 10:51 UTC (altitude: 72.8°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1241
The image below is a photograph of HR1241 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 HR1241 is 0.002 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.001 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR1241 from the Sun and relative movement
HR1241 is distant 623.33 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 47 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR1241
HR1241 belongs to spectral class K2 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1241 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.