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HR1032 is a giant star in the constellation of Cassiopeia.

HR1032 visual magnitude is 6.32. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1032 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 HR1032:

HR1032 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt. Altitude: 67°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1032

HR1032 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR1032 are provided in the following table:

03h 30m 19s
+71° 51’ 50”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1032 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1032 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1032.

Visibility of HR1032 from your location

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

HR1032 is circumpolar and transits at 10:43 UTC (altitude: 69.6°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1032

The image below is a photograph of HR1032 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 HR1032 is 0.01 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 HR1032 star
DSS2 image of HR1032. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1032 during the next 10000 years (1.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR1032 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1032 is distant 855.64 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 23 kilometers per second.

262.47 pc
855.64 ly
-23 km/s
0.01 arcsec/year
0.005 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1032

HR1032 belongs to spectral class M2 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1032 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1032. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR1032