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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 5:00 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:07
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Above the horizon.  Rise: 1:47 | Tran: 8:50 | Set: 15:54
Alt: 51.23°   Az: 181.58°   Direction: South

HR1028 is a hypergiant star of spectral class K0 in the constellation of Taurus.

HR1028 visual magnitude is 6.04. Because of its faintness, HR1028 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.

HR1028 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year.

Image of HR1028 star
DSS2 image of HR1028. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1028 during the next 10000 years (4.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.50 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates


03h 25m 31s
+12° 42’ 54”
00h 04m 03s
03h 29m 34s


03h 24m 10s
+12° 37’ 45”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart HR1028 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1028.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1028 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1028. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR1028 is distant 461.76 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 21 kilometers per second.

141.64 pc
461.76 ly
21 km/s
0.028 arcsec/y
-0.021 "/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR1028 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 77.3°
Max altitude: 51.2°
Azimuth: 282.7°