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Altitude: 30.2°   Azimuth: 4.7°   Direction: North

HR1994 is a giant star in the constellation of Camelopardalis.

HR1994 visual magnitude is 6.2. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1994 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 HR1994:


HR1994 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 30.2°
Azimuth: 4.7°
Direction: North

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1994

HR1994 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 HR1994 are provided in the following table:

05h 52m 55s
+68° 28’ 17”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1994 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1994 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1994.

Visibility of HR1994 from your location

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

HR1994 is circumpolar and transits at 12:34 UTC (altitude: 73.0°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1994

The image below is a photograph of HR1994 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 HR1994 is 0.005 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.051 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1994 star
DSS2 image of HR1994. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1994 during the next 10000 years (0.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -8.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR1994 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1994 is distant 414.76 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 1 kilometers per second.

127.23 pc
414.76 ly
-1 km/s
0.005 arcsec/year
-0.051 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1994

HR1994 belongs to spectral class G9 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1994 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1994. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR1994