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HR1337 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Perseus.

HR1337 visual magnitude is 5.92. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1337 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 HR1337:

HR1337 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 3°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1337

HR1337 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 HR1337 are provided in the following table:

04h 20m 14s
+41° 48’ 29”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1337 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1337 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1337.

Visibility of HR1337 from your location

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

HR1337 is circumpolar and transits at 04:26 UTC (altitude: 80.3°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1337

The image below is a photograph of HR1337 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 HR1337 is 0.011 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 HR1337 star
DSS2 image of HR1337. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1337 during the next 10000 years (1.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR1337 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1337 is distant 346.07 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 24 kilometers per second.

106.16 pc
346.07 ly
24 km/s
0.011 arcsec/year
-0.026 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1337

HR1337 belongs to spectral class K0 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1337 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1337. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR1337