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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:15 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:56
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HR985

Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Alt: 59.30°   Az: 318.72°   Direction: North-West

HR985 is a variable and double main-sequence star of spectral class B2 in the constellation of Camelopardalis.

HR985 visual magnitude is 4.84. Because of its moderate brightness, HR985 is easily visible to the naked eye from locations with dark skies, while it might be barely visible, or not visible at all, from light-polluted skies.

Image of HR985 star
DSS2 image of HR985. The red arrow shows the motion of HR985 during the next 10000 years (2.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.17 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

03h 22m 10s
+65° 44’ 22”
03h 40m 12s
07h 02m 23s

J2000

03h 19m 59s
+65° 39’ 07”

Galactic Coordinates

137.46°
7.06°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR985 star
Simplified finder chart for HR985.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

4.84
Main-sequence

-2.11
B2V
12489K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR985 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR985. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Star System Properties

HR985 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 HR985 double sysyem:

4.84
12.54
7.7
120.9 arcsec

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR985 is distant 800.98 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 3 kilometers per second.

245.70
800.98
-3 km/s
0.015 arcsec/y
-0.013"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO12704
SAO12704

Visibility from Your Location

HR985 is circumpolar and transits at 07:08 UTC (altitude: 75.7°)