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:
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:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1024 in the sky:
Visibility of HR1024 from your location
Today's HR1024 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 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.
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.
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.
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: