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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:41  
clear_day Transit: 11:47  
SunsetSet: 15:53 south
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Altitude: -25.8°   Azimuth: 293.3°   Direction: West-North-West

HR1060 is a star in the constellation of Eridanus.

HR1060 visual magnitude is 5.99. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1060 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 HR1060:


HR1060 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -25.8°
Azimuth: 293.3°
Direction: West-North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1060

HR1060 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR1060 are provided in the following table:

03h 29m 39s
-06° 48’ 17”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1060 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1060 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1060.

Visibility of HR1060 from your location

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

Today's HR1060 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 96.8°
Max altitude: 31.7°
Azimuth: 263.2°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1060

The image below is a photograph of HR1060 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 HR1060 is -0.096 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.104 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1060 star
DSS2 image of HR1060. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1060 during the next 1000 years (-1.60 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.73 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR1060 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1060 is distant 373.85 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 26 kilometers per second.

114.68 pc
373.85 ly
26 km/s
-0.096 arcsec/year
-0.104 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1060

HR1060 belongs to spectral class G5


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1060 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1060. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR1060