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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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Altitude: 23.3°   Azimuth: 27.4°   Direction: North-North-East

HR1276 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Camelopardalis.

HR1276 visual magnitude is 6.18. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1276 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 HR1276:


HR1276 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 23.3°
Azimuth: 27.4°
Direction: North-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1276

HR1276 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 HR1276 are provided in the following table:

04h 09m 22s
+54° 49’ 44”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1276 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1276 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1276.

Visibility of HR1276 from your location

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

HR1276 is circumpolar and transits at 23:23 UTC (altitude: 86.7°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1276

The image below is a photograph of HR1276 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 HR1276 is 0.081 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.093 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1276 star
DSS2 image of HR1276. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1276 during the next 1000 years (1.35 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.55 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR1276 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1276 is distant 154.58 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 5 kilometers per second.

47.42 pc
154.58 ly
-5 km/s
0.081 arcsec/year
-0.093 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1276

HR1276 belongs to spectral class F5 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1276 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1276. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR1276