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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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Altitude: 11.1°   Azimuth: 7.6°   Direction: North

HR1029 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Perseus.

HR1029 visual magnitude is 6.09. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1029 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 HR1029:


HR1029 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 11.1°
Azimuth: 7.6°
Direction: North

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1029

HR1029 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 HR1029 are provided in the following table:

03h 25m 57s
+49° 07’ 14”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1029 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1029 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1029.

Visibility of HR1029 from your location

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

HR1029 is circumpolar and transits at 10:27 UTC (altitude: 87.6°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1029

The image below is a photograph of HR1029 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 HR1029 is 0.026 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.022 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1029 star
DSS2 image of HR1029. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1029 during the next 10000 years (4.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR1029 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1029 is distant 602.59 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 1 kilometers per second.

184.84 pc
602.59 ly
-1 km/s
0.026 arcsec/year
-0.022 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1029

HR1029 belongs to spectral class B7 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1029 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1029. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR1029