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HR1031 is a giant star in the constellation of Fornax.

HR1031 visual magnitude is 6.5. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1031 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 HR1031:

HR1031 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1031

HR1031 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR1031 are provided in the following table:

03h 23m 44s
-32° 42’ 25”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1031 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1031 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1031.

Visibility of HR1031 from your location

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

Today's HR1031 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 122.7°
Max altitude: 5.8°
Azimuth: 237.3°
HR1031 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1031

The image below is a photograph of HR1031 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 HR1031 is 0.023 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.005 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1031 star
DSS2 image of HR1031. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1031 during the next 10000 years (3.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR1031 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1031 is distant 644.27 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 18 kilometers per second.

197.63 pc
644.27 ly
18 km/s
0.023 arcsec/year
-0.005 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1031

HR1031 belongs to spectral class K3 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1031 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1031. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR1031