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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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Altitude: -49.8°   Azimuth: 212.7°   Direction: South-South-West

HR1064 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Hydrus.

HR1064 visual magnitude is 5.96. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1064 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 HR1064:


HR1064 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -49.8°
Azimuth: 212.7°
Direction: South-South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1064

HR1064 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR1064 are provided in the following table:

03h 25m 36s
-69° 20’ 11”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1064 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1064 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1064.

Visibility of HR1064 from your location

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

HR1064 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1064

The image below is a photograph of HR1064 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 HR1064 is -0.002 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.063 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1064 star
DSS2 image of HR1064. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1064 during the next 10000 years (-0.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 10.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR1064 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1064 is distant 128.09 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 14 kilometers per second.

39.29 pc
128.09 ly
14 km/s
-0.002 arcsec/year
0.063 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1064

HR1064 belongs to spectral class F3 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1064 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1064. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR1064