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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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clear_day Transit: 12:10  
SunsetSet: 17:41
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Altitude: 41.2°   Azimuth: 299.2°   Direction: West-North-West

HR1051 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Perseus.

HR1051 visual magnitude is 5.82. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1051 should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR1051 is 0.032 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.029 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1051 star
DSS2 image of HR1051. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1051 during the next 10000 years (5.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.83 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR1051


HR1051 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 41.2°
Azimuth: 299.2°
Direction: West-North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1051

HR1051 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 HR1051 are provided in the following table:

03h 30m 37s
+48° 06’ 12”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1051 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1051 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1051.

Visibility of HR1051 from your location

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

HR1051 is circumpolar and transits at 16:42 UTC (altitude: 86.6°)

Distance of HR1051 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1051 is distant 869.33 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 5 kilometers per second.

266.67 pc
869.33 ly
5 km/s
0.032 arcsec/year
-0.029 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1051

HR1051 belongs to spectral class B8 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1051 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1051. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR1051