HR1080 is a giant star in the constellation of Cassiopeia.
HR1080 visual magnitude is 6.27. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1080 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 HR1080:
HR1080 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom .
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1080
HR1080 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR1080 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1080 in the sky:
Visibility of HR1080 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR1080 is circumpolar and transits at 10:48 UTC (altitude: 65.7°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1080
The image below is a photograph of HR1080 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 HR1080 is -0.015 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.006 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR1080 from the Sun and relative movement
HR1080 is distant 428.95 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 28 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR1080
HR1080 belongs to spectral class G9 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1080 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.