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HR1085 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Taurus.

HR1085 visual magnitude is 6.17. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1085 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 HR1085:

HR1085 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1085

HR1085 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR1085 are provided in the following table:

03h 34m 08s
+17° 49’ 58”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1085 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1085 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1085.

Visibility of HR1085 from your location

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

Today's HR1085 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 72.2°
Max altitude: 56.4°
Azimuth: 287.8°
HR1085 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1085

The image below is a photograph of HR1085 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 HR1085 is 0.089 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.315 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1085 star
DSS2 image of HR1085. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1085 during the next 1000 years (1.48 arcmin in Right Ascension and -5.25 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR1085 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1085 is distant 138.31 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 11 kilometers per second.

42.43 pc
138.31 ly
11 km/s
0.089 arcsec/year
-0.315 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1085

HR1085 belongs to spectral class K1 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1085 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1085. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR1085