HR1322 is a variable and multiple hypergiant star in the constellation of Taurus.
HR1322 visual magnitude is 6.31. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1322 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 HR1322:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1322
HR1322 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 HR1322 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1322 in the sky:
Visibility of HR1322 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1322
The image below is a photograph of HR1322 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 HR1322 is -0.06 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.116 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR1322 from the Sun and relative movement
HR1322 is distant 69.07 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 8 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR1322
HR1322 belongs to spectral class G0 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1322 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR1322 star system properties
HR1322 is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR1322 double sysyem: