HR1039 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Taurus.
HR1039 visual magnitude is 6.28. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1039 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 HR1039:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1039
HR1039 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR1039 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1039 in the sky:
Visibility of HR1039 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1039
The image below is a photograph of HR1039 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 HR1039 is 0.007 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.019 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR1039 from the Sun and relative movement
HR1039 is distant 340.29 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 15 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR1039
HR1039 belongs to spectral class A0 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1039 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.