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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:17
sunny   (Daytime)   What's Visible Now?


Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Altitude: 56.7°   Azimuth: 14.6°   Direction: North-North-East

HR312 is a subgiant star of spectral class G6 in the constellation of Cepheus.

HR312 visual magnitude is 6.29. Because of its faintness, HR312 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.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR312

Finder chart HR312 star
Simplified finder chart for HR312.

HR312 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 HR312 are provided in the following table:

01h 09m 12s
+80° 00’ 42”
Image of HR312 star
DSS2 image of HR312. The red arrow shows the motion of HR312 during the next 10000 years (-5.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -6.33 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR312



The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR312 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR312. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR312 from the Sun and relative movement

HR312 is distant 467.72 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 27 kilometers per second.

143.47 pc
467.72 ly
-27 km/s
-0.03 arcsec/year
-0.038 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR312


Visibility of HR312 from your location

HR312 is circumpolar and transits at 07:25 UTC (altitude: 61.5°)