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Altitude: 26.8°   Azimuth: 54.6°   Direction: North-East

HR1371 is a double star in the constellation of Perseus.

HR1371 visual magnitude is 6.23. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1371 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 HR1371:


HR1371 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 26.8°
Azimuth: 54.6°
Direction: North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1371

HR1371 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 HR1371 are provided in the following table:

04h 23m 35s
+42° 25’ 41”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1371 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1371 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1371.

Visibility of HR1371 from your location

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

HR1371 is circumpolar and transits at 23:53 UTC (altitude: 80.9°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1371

The image below is a photograph of HR1371 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 HR1371 is 0.024 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.032 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1371 star
DSS2 image of HR1371. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1371 during the next 10000 years (4.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -5.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR1371 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1371 is distant 552.54 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 12 kilometers per second.

169.49 pc
552.54 ly
-12 km/s
0.024 arcsec/year
-0.032 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1371

HR1371 belongs to spectral class A1 HR1371 is also a Si chemically peculiar star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1371 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1371. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR1371 star system properties

HR1371 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR1371 double sysyem:

0.4 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR1371