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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:48  
clear_day Transit: 12:11  
SunsetSet: 17:34
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Altitude: 17.4°   Azimuth: 95.5°   Direction: East

HR1307 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Taurus.

HR1307 visual magnitude is 6.23. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1307 should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR1307 is 0.045 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.026 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1307 star
DSS2 image of HR1307. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1307 during the next 10000 years (7.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.33 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR1307


HR1307 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 17.4°
Azimuth: 95.5°
Direction: East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1307

HR1307 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR1307 are provided in the following table:

04h 13m 34s
+10° 12’ 43”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1307 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1307 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1307.

Visibility of HR1307 from your location

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

Today's HR1307 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 79.8°
Max altitude: 48.7°
Azimuth: 280.2°

Distance of HR1307 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1307 is distant 502.31 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 3 kilometers per second.

154.08 pc
502.31 ly
3 km/s
0.045 arcsec/year
-0.026 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1307

HR1307 belongs to spectral class B8 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1307 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1307. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR1307