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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
🌅 Sunrise: 5:54  ☀️ Transit: 12:05  🌅 Sunset: 18:16


HR1062 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Eridanus.

HR1062 visual magnitude is 5.59. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1062 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 HR1062:

HR1062 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 12°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1062

HR1062 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 HR1062 are provided in the following table:

03h 29m 35s
-12° 40’ 28”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1062 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1062 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1062.

Visibility of HR1062 from your location

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

Today's HR1062 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 102.7°
Max altitude: 25.8°
Azimuth: 257.3°
HR1062 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1062

The image below is a photograph of HR1062 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 HR1062 is 0.005 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.004 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1062 star
DSS2 image of HR1062. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1062 during the next 100000 years (8.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 6.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR1062 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1062 is distant 420.10 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 15 kilometers per second.

128.87 pc
420.10 ly
15 km/s
0.005 arcsec/year
0.004 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1062

HR1062 belongs to spectral class A5 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1062 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1062. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR1062