HR1059 is a giant star in the constellation of Perseus.
HR1059 visual magnitude is 6.39. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1059 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 HR1059:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1059
HR1059 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 HR1059 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1059 in the sky:
Visibility of HR1059 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR1059 is circumpolar and transits at 10:45 UTC (altitude: 87.9°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1059
The image below is a photograph of HR1059 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 HR1059 is 0.012 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.005 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR1059 from the Sun and relative movement
HR1059 is distant 2,144.74 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 6 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR1059
HR1059 belongs to spectral class B9 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1059 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.