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HR1076

HR1076 is a variable main-sequence star in the constellation of Eridanus.

HR1076 visual magnitude is 6.12. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1076 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 HR1076:

6.12
Main-sequence
HR1076 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1076

HR1076 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR1076 are provided in the following table:

03h 30m 13s
-41° 22’ 11”
247.06°
-54.61°
Eridanus

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1076 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1076 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1076.

Visibility of HR1076 from your location

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

HR1076 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1076

The image below is a photograph of HR1076 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 HR1076 is -0.009 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.175 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1076 star
DSS2 image of HR1076. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1076 during the next 1000 years (-0.15 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.92 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR1076 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1076 is distant 111.15 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 16 kilometers per second.

34.09 pc
111.15 ly
16 km/s
-0.009 arcsec/year
-0.175 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1076

HR1076 belongs to spectral class F7 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

3.46
F7V
6481K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1076 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1076. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR1076

SAO216350
SAO216350