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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:18
sunny   (Daytime)   What's Visible Now?


Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Altitude: 29.4°   Azimuth: 326.0°   Direction: North-West

HR1342 is a main-sequence star of spectral class A3 in the constellation of Camelopardalis.

HR1342 visual magnitude is 5.88. Because of its faintness, HR1342 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1342

Finder chart HR1342 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1342.

HR1342 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 HR1342 are provided in the following table:

04h 21m 51s
+56° 30’ 24”
Image of HR1342 star
DSS2 image of HR1342. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1342 during the next 10000 years (-2.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 2.50 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR1342


and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1342 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1342. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR1342 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1342 is distant 309.59 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 18 kilometers per second.

94.97 pc
309.59 ly
-18 km/s
-0.014 arcsec/year
0.015 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR1342


Visibility of HR1342 from your location

HR1342 is circumpolar and transits at 10:21 UTC (altitude: 85.0°)