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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:18
sunny   (Daytime)   What's Visible Now?


Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Altitude: 60.8°   Azimuth: 25.1°   Direction: North-North-East

HR1055 is a hypergiant star of spectral class A0 in the constellation of Cassiopeia.

HR1055 visual magnitude is 6.57. Because of its faintness, HR1055 is not visible to the naked eye.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1055

Finder chart HR1055 star
Simplified finder chart for 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:

03h 35m 12s
+73° 20’ 48”
Image of HR1055 star
DSS2 image of HR1055. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1055 during the next 10000 years (2.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.33 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR1055


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.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1055. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

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.

188.68 pc
615.09 ly
-9 km/s
0.013 arcsec/year
-0.026 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR1055


Visibility of HR1055 from your location

HR1055 is circumpolar and transits at 09:30 UTC (altitude: 68.1°)