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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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HR1305

Altitude: 26.6°   Azimuth: 17.5°   Direction: North-North-East

HR1305 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Camelopardalis.

HR1305 visual magnitude is 5.7. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1305 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 HR1305:

5.7
Main-sequence

HR1305 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 26.6°
Azimuth: 17.5°
Direction: North-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1305

HR1305 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 HR1305 are provided in the following table:

04h 16m 53s
+61° 51’ 01”
144.78°
8.04°
Camelopardalis

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1305 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1305 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1305.

Visibility of HR1305 from your location

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

HR1305 is circumpolar and transits at 10:58 UTC (altitude: 79.6°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1305

The image below is a photograph of HR1305 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 HR1305 is 0.011 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 HR1305 star
DSS2 image of HR1305. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1305 during the next 10000 years (1.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR1305 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1305 is distant 409.03 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 2 kilometers per second.

125.47 pc
409.03 ly
-2 km/s
0.011 arcsec/year
-0.01 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1305

HR1305 belongs to spectral class B5 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

0.21
B5V
12293K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1305 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1305. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR1305

SAO13075
SAO13075