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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:07 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 21:04
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HR1624

Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Alt: 69.86°   Az: 311.39°   Direction: North-West

HR1624 is a bright giant star of spectral class K5 in the constellation of Camelopardalis.

HR1624 visual magnitude is 6.04. Because of its faintness, HR1624 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Image of HR1624 star
DSS2 image of HR1624. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1624 during the next 10000 years (6.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -12.50 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

05h 08m 43s
+61° 12’ 03”
02h 09m 42s
07h 18m 25s

J2000

05h 06m 29s
+61° 10’ 12”

Galactic Coordinates

149.19°
12.11°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR1624 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1624.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

6.04
Bright giant

-0.15
K5II
4000K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1624 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1624. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR1624 is distant 563.04 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 40 kilometers per second.

172.71
563.04
-40 km/s
0.036 arcsec/y
-0.075"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO13369
SAO13369

Visibility from Your Location

HR1624 is circumpolar and transits at 09:18 UTC (altitude: 80.3°)