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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 4:43  
clear_day Transit: 12:58  
SunsetSet: 21:13 south
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Altitude: 23.7°   Azimuth: 21.1°   Direction: North-North-East

HR1313 is a giant star in the constellation of Camelopardalis.

HR1313 visual magnitude is 5.71. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1313 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 HR1313:


HR1313 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 23.7°
Azimuth: 21.1°
Direction: North-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1313

HR1313 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR1313 are provided in the following table:

04h 17m 08s
+57° 51’ 38”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1313 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1313 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1313.

Visibility of HR1313 from your location

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

HR1313 is circumpolar and transits at 10:59 UTC (altitude: 83.6°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1313

The image below is a photograph of HR1313 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 HR1313 is 0.03 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.034 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1313 star
DSS2 image of HR1313. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1313 during the next 10000 years (5.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -5.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR1313 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1313 is distant 263.33 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 38 kilometers per second.

80.78 pc
263.33 ly
-38 km/s
0.03 arcsec/year
-0.034 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1313

HR1313 belongs to spectral class K1 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1313 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1313. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR1313