HR1308 is a multiple star in the constellation of Taurus.
HR1308 visual magnitude is 6.51. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1308 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 HR1308:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1308
HR1308 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 HR1308 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1308 in the sky:
Visibility of HR1308 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR1308 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1308
The image below is a photograph of HR1308 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 HR1308 is 0.016 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.027 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR1308 from the Sun and relative movement
HR1308 is distant 301.57 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 8 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR1308
HR1308 belongs to spectral class A2
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1308 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR1308 star system properties
HR1308 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR1308 double sysyem: