HR1304 is a giant star in the constellation of Cepheus.
HR1304 visual magnitude is 5.46. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1304 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 HR1304:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1304
HR1304 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 HR1304 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1304 in the sky:
Visibility of HR1304 from your location
HR1304 is circumpolar and transits at 19:23 UTC (altitude: 58.1°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1304
The image below is a photograph of HR1304 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 HR1304 is -0.055 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.105 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR1304 from the Sun and relative movement
HR1304 is distant 303.54 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 38 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR1304
HR1304 belongs to spectral class G8 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1304 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.