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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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Altitude: 27.5°   Azimuth: 9.7°   Direction: North

HR1647 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Camelopardalis.

HR1647 visual magnitude is 6.41. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1647 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 HR1647:


HR1647 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 27.5°
Azimuth: 9.7°
Direction: North

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1647

HR1647 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 HR1647 are provided in the following table:

05h 09m 44s
+64° 55’ 09”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1647 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1647 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1647.

Visibility of HR1647 from your location

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

HR1647 is circumpolar and transits at 11:51 UTC (altitude: 76.6°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1647

The image below is a photograph of HR1647 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 HR1647 is -0.015 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.182 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1647 star
DSS2 image of HR1647. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1647 during the next 1000 years (-0.25 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.03 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR1647 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1647 is distant 129.01 light years from the Sun

39.57 pc
129.01 ly
-0.015 arcsec/year
-0.182 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1647

HR1647 belongs to spectral class F6 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1647 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1647. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR1647