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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:43 
Transit: 13:01 
Sunset: 21:18
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Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Altitude: -46.3°   Azimuth: 103.3°   Direction: East-South-East

HR1049 is a hypergiant star of spectral class A0 in the constellation of Eridanus.

HR1049 visual magnitude is 6.32. Because of its faintness, HR1049 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1049

Finder chart HR1049 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1049.

HR1049 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR1049 are provided in the following table:

03h 26m 11s
-41° 38’ 12”
Image of HR1049 star
DSS2 image of HR1049. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1049 during the next 10000 years (2.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and 4.50 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR1049


and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a hypergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1049 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1049. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR1049 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1049 is distant 441.14 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 12 kilometers per second.

135.32 pc
441.14 ly
12 km/s
0.015 arcsec/year
0.027 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR1049


Visibility of HR1049 from your location

HR1049 is currently not visible from Greenwich, UK