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Altitude: 10.6°   Azimuth: 3.3°   Direction: North

HR1001 is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Perseus.

HR1001 visual magnitude is 5.93. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1001 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 HR1001:


HR1001 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 10.6°
Azimuth: 3.3°
Direction: North

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1001

HR1001 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR1001 are provided in the following table:

03h 21m 52s
+49° 04’ 14”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1001 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1001 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1001.

Visibility of HR1001 from your location

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

HR1001 is circumpolar and transits at 10:23 UTC (altitude: 87.6°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1001

The image below is a photograph of HR1001 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 HR1001 is 0.191 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.07 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1001 star
DSS2 image of HR1001. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1001 during the next 1000 years (3.18 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR1001 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1001 is distant 149.13 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 24 kilometers per second.

45.75 pc
149.13 ly
24 km/s
0.191 arcsec/year
-0.07 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1001

HR1001 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 HR1001 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1001. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR1001 star system properties

HR1001 is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR1001 double sysyem:

205.8 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR1001