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HR1074 is a variable main-sequence star in the constellation of Perseus.

HR1074 visual magnitude is 5.9. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1074 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 HR1074:

HR1074 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1074

HR1074 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 HR1074 are provided in the following table:

03h 32m 39s
+35° 27’ 42”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1074 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1074 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1074.

Visibility of HR1074 from your location

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

Today's HR1074 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 54.5°
Max altitude: 74.0°
Azimuth: 305.5°
HR1074 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1074

The image below is a photograph of HR1074 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 HR1074 is -0.01 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.001 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1074 star
DSS2 image of HR1074. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1074 during the next 10000 years (-1.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR1074 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1074 is distant 1,638.19 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 25 kilometers per second.

502.51 pc
1,638.19 ly
25 km/s
-0.01 arcsec/year
0.001 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1074

HR1074 belongs to spectral class B1 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1074 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1074. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR1074