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Altitude: 22.3°   Azimuth: 318.8°   Direction: North-West

HR1047 is a multiple main-sequence star in the constellation of Perseus.

HR1047 visual magnitude is 6.24. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1047 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 HR1047:


HR1047 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 22.3°
Azimuth: 318.8°
Direction: North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1047

HR1047 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 HR1047 are provided in the following table:

03h 29m 26s
+46° 56’ 16”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1047 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1047 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1047.

Visibility of HR1047 from your location

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

HR1047 is circumpolar and transits at 22:07 UTC (altitude: 85.5°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1047

The image below is a photograph of HR1047 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 HR1047 is 0.018 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.035 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1047 star
DSS2 image of HR1047. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1047 during the next 10000 years (3.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -5.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR1047 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1047 is distant 575.97 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 2 kilometers per second.

176.68 pc
575.97 ly
2 km/s
0.018 arcsec/year
-0.035 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1047

HR1047 belongs to spectral class B7 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1047 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1047. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR1047 star system properties

HR1047 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 HR1047 double sysyem:

27.9 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR1047