HR1018 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Fornax.
HR1018 visual magnitude is 6.35. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1018 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 HR1018:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1018
HR1018 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 HR1018 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1018 in the sky:
Visibility of HR1018 from your location
Today's HR1018 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1018
The image below is a photograph of HR1018 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 HR1018 is 0.009 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.002 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR1018 from the Sun and relative movement
HR1018 is distant 449.66 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 25 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR1018
HR1018 belongs to spectral class A0 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1018 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.