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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
🌅 Sunrise: 5:54  ☀️ Transit: 12:05  🌅 Sunset: 18:16


HR1024 is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Eridanus.

HR1024 visual magnitude is 6.2. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1024 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 HR1024:

HR1024 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 7°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1024

HR1024 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR1024 are provided in the following table:

03h 23m 17s
-07° 47’ 39”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1024 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1024 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1024.

Visibility of HR1024 from your location

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

Today's HR1024 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 97.8°
Max altitude: 30.7°
Azimuth: 262.2°
HR1024 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1024

The image below is a photograph of HR1024 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 HR1024 is 0.01 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.222 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1024 star
DSS2 image of HR1024. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1024 during the next 1000 years (0.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.70 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR1024 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1024 is distant 120.34 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 43 kilometers per second.

36.91 pc
120.34 ly
43 km/s
0.01 arcsec/year
-0.222 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1024

HR1024 belongs to spectral class G2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1024 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1024. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR1024 star system properties

HR1024 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR1024 double sysyem:

3.9 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR1024

GJ 2030 A