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HR967

Altitude: 32.8°   Azimuth: 21.5°   Direction: North-North-East

HR967 is a multiple main-sequence star in the constellation of Camelopardalis.

HR967 visual magnitude is 6.36. Because of its reltive faintness, HR967 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 HR967:

6.36
Main-sequence

HR967 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 32.8°
Azimuth: 21.5°
Direction: North-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR967

HR967 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 HR967 are provided in the following table:

03h 17m 31s
+65° 39’ 30”
137.24°
6.93°
Camelopardalis

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR967 in the sky:

Finder chart HR967 star
Simplified finder chart for HR967.

Visibility of HR967 from your location

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

HR967 is circumpolar and transits at 09:59 UTC (altitude: 75.8°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR967

The image below is a photograph of HR967 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 HR967 is -0.01 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.01 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR967 star
DSS2 image of HR967. The red arrow shows the motion of HR967 during the next 10000 years (-1.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR967 from the Sun and relative movement

HR967 is distant 595.98 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 6 kilometers per second.

182.82 pc
595.98 ly
-6 km/s
-0.01 arcsec/year
0.01 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR967

HR967 belongs to spectral class A3 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

0.05
A3V
9125K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR967 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR967. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR967 star system properties

HR967 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR967 double sysyem:

6.36
6.76
0.4
0.5 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR967

SAO12686
SAO12686