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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 5:00 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:07
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Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Alt: 35.45°   Az: 356.68°   Direction: North

HR1587 is a hypergiant star of spectral class K0 in the constellation of Camelopardalis.

HR1587 visual magnitude is 6.66. Because of its faintness, HR1587 is not visible to the naked eye.

HR1587 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere.

Image of HR1587 star
DSS2 image of HR1587. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1587 during the next 10000 years (3.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.67 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates


05h 07m 18s
+73° 47’ 45”
11h 21m 05s
16h 28m 23s


05h 04m 13s
+73° 45’ 50”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart HR1587 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1587.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1587 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1587. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR1587 is distant 1,330.61 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 22 kilometers per second.

408.16 pc
1,330.61 ly
22 km/s
0.021 arcsec/y
-0.016 "/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

HR1587 is circumpolar and transits at 09:32 UTC (altitude: 67.7°)