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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
🌅 Sunrise: 6:45  ☀️ Transit: 13:03  🌅 Sunset: 19:23


HR1289 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Cepheus.

HR1289 visual magnitude is 5.57. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1289 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 HR1289:

HR1289 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 55°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1289

HR1289 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 HR1289 are provided in the following table:

04h 28m 13s
+83° 48’ 28”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1289 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1289 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1289.

Visibility of HR1289 from your location

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

HR1289 is circumpolar and transits at 16:04 UTC (altitude: 57.7°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1289

The image below is a photograph of HR1289 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 HR1289 is -0.014 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.01 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1289 star
DSS2 image of HR1289. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1289 during the next 10000 years (-2.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR1289 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1289 is distant 684.87 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 7 kilometers per second.

210.08 pc
684.87 ly
-7 km/s
-0.014 arcsec/year
0.01 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1289

HR1289 belongs to spectral class B5 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1289 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1289. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR1289