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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:15 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:56
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HR1023

Above the horizon.  Rise: 1:48 | Tran: 8:10 | Set: 14:33
Alt: 27.87°   Az: 120.47°   Direction: East-South-East

HR1023 is a variable and double giant star of spectral class G5 in the constellation of Cetus.

HR1023 visual magnitude is 6.38. Because of its faintness, HR1023 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 HR1023 star
DSS2 image of HR1023. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1023 during the next 100000 years (10.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -13.33 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

03h 24m 56s
+04° 58’ 04”
20h 40m 28s
00h 05m 25s

J2000

03h 23m 39s
+04° 52’ 54”

Galactic Coordinates

177.72°
-41.26°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR1023 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1023.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

6.38
Giant

-1.29
G5III
5106K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1023 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1023. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Star System Properties

HR1023 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR1023 double sysyem:

6.38
9.58
3.2
0.9 arcsec

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR1023 is distant 1,116.44 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 3 kilometers per second.

342.47
1,116.44
3 km/s
0.006 arcsec/y
-0.008"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO111161
SAO111161

Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR1023 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 85.0°
Max altitude: 43.5°
Azimuth: 275.0°