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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:17
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HR1304

Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Altitude: 49.8°   Azimuth: 10.2°   Direction: North

HR1304 is a giant star of spectral class G8 in the constellation of Cepheus.

HR1304 visual magnitude is 5.46. Because of its faintness, HR1304 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1304

Finder chart HR1304 star
Simplified finder chart for 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:

04h 30m 00s
+83° 20’ 26”
128.84°
23.15°
Cepheus
Image of HR1304 star
DSS2 image of HR1304. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1304 during the next 1000 years (-0.92 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.75 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR1304

5.46
Giant

and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

0.62
G8III
5078K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1304 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1304. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

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.

93.11 pc
303.54 ly
-38 km/s
-0.055 arcsec/year
0.105 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR1304

SAO693
SAO693

Visibility of HR1304 from your location

HR1304 is circumpolar and transits at 10:37 UTC (altitude: 58.1°)