HR1055 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Cassiopeia.
HR1055 visual magnitude is 6.57. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1055 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 HR1055:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1055
HR1055 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR1055 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1055 in the sky:
Visibility of HR1055 from your location
HR1055 is circumpolar and transits at 02:48 UTC (altitude: 68.1°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1055
The image below is a photograph of HR1055 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 HR1055 is 0.013 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.026 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR1055 from the Sun and relative movement
HR1055 is distant 615.09 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR1055
HR1055 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 HR1055 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.