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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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Altitude: 24.7°   Azimuth: 17.0°   Direction: North-North-East

HR1033 is a multiple main-sequence star in the constellation of Camelopardalis.

HR1033 visual magnitude is 6.49. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1033 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 HR1033:


HR1033 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 24.7°
Azimuth: 17.0°
Direction: North-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1033

HR1033 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 HR1033 are provided in the following table:

03h 28m 23s
+60° 15’ 20”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1033 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1033 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1033.

Visibility of HR1033 from your location

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

HR1033 is circumpolar and transits at 10:10 UTC (altitude: 81.2°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1033

The image below is a photograph of HR1033 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 HR1033 is 0.018 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.021 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1033 star
DSS2 image of HR1033. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1033 during the next 10000 years (3.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR1033 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1033 is distant 857.89 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 5 kilometers per second.

263.16 pc
857.89 ly
5 km/s
0.018 arcsec/year
-0.021 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1033

HR1033 belongs to spectral class B9 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1033 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1033. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR1033 star system properties

HR1033 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR1033 double sysyem:

0.2 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR1033