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HR1046

HR1046 is a variable and multiple main-sequence star in the constellation of Camelopardalis.

HR1046 visual magnitude is 5.09. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1046 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 HR1046:

5.09
Main-sequence
HR1046 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt. Altitude: 30°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1046

HR1046 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 HR1046 are provided in the following table:

03h 30m 00s
+55° 27’ 06”
144.14°
-0.75°
Camelopardalis

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1046 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1046 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1046.

Visibility of HR1046 from your location

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

HR1046 is circumpolar and transits at 11:07 UTC (altitude: 86.0°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1046

The image below is a photograph of HR1046 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 HR1046 is -0.046 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.009 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1046 star
DSS2 image of HR1046. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1046 during the next 10000 years (-7.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR1046 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1046 is distant 190.98 light years from the Sun

58.58 pc
190.98 ly
-0.046 arcsec/year
-0.009 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1046

HR1046 belongs to spectral class A1 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

1.25
A1V
9542K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1046 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1046. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR1046 star system properties

HR1046 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR1046 double sysyem:

5.09
9.89
4.8
14.8 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR1046

SAO24064
SAO24064