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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:49  
clear_day Transit: 11:49  
SunsetSet: 15:50 south
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Altitude: 43.0°   Azimuth: 354.9°   Direction: North

HR1317 is a giant star in the constellation of Cepheus.

HR1317 visual magnitude is 5.43. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1317 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 HR1317:


HR1317 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 43.0°
Azimuth: 354.9°
Direction: North

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1317

HR1317 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 HR1317 are provided in the following table:

04h 27m 02s
+80° 49’ 27”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1317 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1317 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1317.

Visibility of HR1317 from your location

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

HR1317 is circumpolar and transits at 23:21 UTC (altitude: 60.7°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1317

The image below is a photograph of HR1317 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 HR1317 is 0.003 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.019 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1317 star
DSS2 image of HR1317. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1317 during the next 10000 years (0.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR1317 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1317 is distant 936.78 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.

287.36 pc
936.78 ly
-9 km/s
0.003 arcsec/year
-0.019 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1317

HR1317 belongs to spectral class G6


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1317 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1317. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR1317