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HR1082 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Fornax.

HR1082 visual magnitude is 6.38. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1082 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 HR1082:

HR1082 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1082

HR1082 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 HR1082 are provided in the following table:

03h 31m 53s
-25° 36’ 51”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1082 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1082 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1082.

Visibility of HR1082 from your location

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

Today's HR1082 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 115.6°
Max altitude: 12.9°
Azimuth: 244.4°
HR1082 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1082

The image below is a photograph of HR1082 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 HR1082 is 0.082 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.019 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1082 star
DSS2 image of HR1082. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1082 during the next 10000 years (13.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR1082 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1082 is distant 240.59 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 18 kilometers per second.

73.80 pc
240.59 ly
18 km/s
0.082 arcsec/year
-0.019 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1082

HR1082 belongs to spectral class A3 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1082 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1082. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR1082