HR1401 is a double star in the constellation of Camelopardalis.
HR1401 visual magnitude is 5.94. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1401 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 HR1401:
HR1401 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom .
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1401
HR1401 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 HR1401 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1401 in the sky:
Visibility of HR1401 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR1401 is circumpolar and transits at 11:15 UTC (altitude: 69.0°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1401
The image below is a photograph of HR1401 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 HR1401 is 0.027 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.089 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR1401 from the Sun and relative movement
HR1401 is distant 373.00 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 10 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR1401
HR1401 belongs to spectral class A8
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1401 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR1401 star system properties
HR1401 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 HR1401 double sysyem: