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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:57  
clear_day Transit: 12:11  
SunsetSet: 17:27
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Altitude: -30.0°   Azimuth: 96.1°   Direction: East

HR1013 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Fornax.

HR1013 visual magnitude is 6.39. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1013 should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR1013 is 0.043 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.024 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1013 star
DSS2 image of HR1013. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1013 during the next 10000 years (7.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and 4.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR1013


HR1013 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -30.0°
Azimuth: 96.1°
Direction: East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1013

HR1013 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR1013 are provided in the following table:

03h 20m 45s
-26° 36’ 23”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1013 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1013 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1013.

Visibility of HR1013 from your location

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

Today's HR1013 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 116.6°
Max altitude: 11.9°
Azimuth: 243.4°

Distance of HR1013 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1013 is distant 158.33 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 25 kilometers per second.

48.57 pc
158.33 ly
25 km/s
0.043 arcsec/year
0.024 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1013

HR1013 belongs to spectral class F7 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1013 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1013. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR1013