HR1026 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Perseus.
HR1026 visual magnitude is 6.51. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1026 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 HR1026:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1026
HR1026 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 HR1026 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1026 in the sky:
Visibility of HR1026 from your location
HR1026 is circumpolar and transits at 03:31 UTC (altitude: 79.8°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1026
The image below is a photograph of HR1026 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 HR1026 is -0.005 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.001 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR1026 from the Sun and relative movement
HR1026 is distant 677.75 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 19 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR1026
HR1026 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 HR1026 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.