HR1020 is a giant star in the constellation of Perseus.
HR1020 visual magnitude is 6.51. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1020 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 HR1020:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1020
HR1020 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 HR1020 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1020 in the sky:
Visibility of HR1020 from your location
HR1020 is circumpolar and transits at 22:16 UTC (altitude: 87.6°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1020
The image below is a photograph of HR1020 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 HR1020 is 0.088 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.03 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR1020 from the Sun and relative movement
HR1020 is distant 253.89 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 4 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR1020
HR1020 belongs to spectral class A9 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1020 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.