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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 6:55  
clear_day Transit: 12:49  
SunsetSet: 18:41 south
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Altitude: -7.8°   Azimuth: 337.2°   Direction: North-North-West

HR1065 is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Taurus.

HR1065 visual magnitude is 5.96. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1065 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 HR1065:


HR1065 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -7.8°
Azimuth: 337.2°
Direction: North-North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1065

HR1065 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 HR1065 are provided in the following table:

03h 31m 20s
+27° 34’ 18”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1065 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1065 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1065.

Visibility of HR1065 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 HR1065 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: 62.4°
Max altitude: 66.1°
Azimuth: 297.6°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1065

The image below is a photograph of HR1065 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 HR1065 is 0.041 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.029 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1065 star
DSS2 image of HR1065. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1065 during the next 10000 years (6.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR1065 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1065 is distant 776.19 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 6 kilometers per second.

238.10 pc
776.19 ly
6 km/s
0.041 arcsec/year
-0.029 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1065

HR1065 belongs to spectral class A2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1065 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1065. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR1065 star system properties

HR1065 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR1065 double sysyem:

11.4 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR1065