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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:54  
clear_day Transit: 11:51  
SunsetSet: 15:49 south
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Altitude: 39.4°   Azimuth: 8.4°   Direction: North

HR1468 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Camelopardalis.

HR1468 visual magnitude is 6.49. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1468 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 HR1468:


HR1468 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 39.4°
Azimuth: 8.4°
Direction: North

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1468

HR1468 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 HR1468 are provided in the following table:

04h 46m 00s
+76° 36’ 39”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1468 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1468 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1468.

Visibility of HR1468 from your location

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

HR1468 is circumpolar and transits at 23:24 UTC (altitude: 64.9°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1468

The image below is a photograph of HR1468 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 HR1468 is 0.064 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.136 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1468 star
DSS2 image of HR1468. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1468 during the next 1000 years (1.07 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.27 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR1468 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1468 is distant 105.06 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 6 kilometers per second.

32.23 pc
105.06 ly
-6 km/s
0.064 arcsec/year
-0.136 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1468

HR1468 belongs to spectral class F7 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1468 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1468. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR1468