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HR1486

Altitude: 77.0°   Azimuth: 44.7°   Direction: North-East

HR1486 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Camelopardalis.

HR1486 visual magnitude is 6.5. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1486 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 HR1486:

6.5
Sub-giant

HR1486 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 77.0°
Azimuth: 44.7°
Direction: North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1486

HR1486 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 HR1486 are provided in the following table:

04h 43m 18s
+59° 31’ 14”
148.73°
8.83°
Camelopardalis

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1486 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1486 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1486.

Visibility of HR1486 from your location

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

HR1486 is circumpolar and transits at 23:45 UTC (altitude: 82.0°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1486

The image below is a photograph of HR1486 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 HR1486 is 0.033 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.049 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1486 star
DSS2 image of HR1486. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1486 during the next 10000 years (5.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -8.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR1486 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1486 is distant 562.07 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 10 kilometers per second.

172.41 pc
562.07 ly
10 km/s
0.033 arcsec/year
-0.049 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1486

HR1486 belongs to spectral class A7 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.

0.32
A7IV
10125K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1486 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1486. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR1486

SAO24777
SAO24777