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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 5:08 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 21:03
wb_twilight   (Astronomical Twilight)   What's Visible Now?
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Below the horizon.  Rise: 4:42 | Tran: 8:28 | Set: 12:14
Alt: -23.54°   Az: 98.76°   Direction: East

HR1016 is a bright giant star of spectral class G6 in the constellation of Eridanus.

HR1016 visual magnitude is 5.52. Because of its faintness, HR1016 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.

Image of HR1016 star
DSS2 image of HR1016. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1016 during the next 10000 years (-3.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.83 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates


03h 22m 28s
-23° 32’ 53”
17h 24m 59s
20h 47m 28s


03h 21m 24s
-23° 38’ 07”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart HR1016 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1016.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

Bright giant


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1016 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1016. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR1016 is distant 420.65 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 8 kilometers per second.

8 km/s
-0.021 arcsec/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR1016 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 113.5°
Max altitude: 15.0°
Azimuth: 246.5°