HR1063 is a variable giant star in the constellation of Perseus.
HR1063 visual magnitude is 5.47. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1063 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 HR1063:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1063
HR1063 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 HR1063 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1063 in the sky:
Visibility of HR1063 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR1063 is circumpolar and transits at 10:45 UTC (altitude: 86.5°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1063
The image below is a photograph of HR1063 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 HR1063 is 0.02 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.025 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR1063 from the Sun and relative movement
HR1063 is distant 585.28 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 1 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR1063
HR1063 belongs to spectral class B8 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star. HR1063 is also a Mn chemically peculiar star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1063 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.