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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:46  
clear_day Transit: 12:11  
SunsetSet: 17:36
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Altitude: -15.8°   Azimuth: 302.8°   Direction: West-North-West

HR1089 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Taurus.

HR1089 visual magnitude is 6.49. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1089 should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR1089 is -0.007 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.017 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1089 star
DSS2 image of HR1089. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1089 during the next 10000 years (-1.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.83 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR1089


HR1089 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -15.8°
Azimuth: 302.8°
Direction: West-North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1089

HR1089 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 HR1089 are provided in the following table:

03h 34m 49s
+06° 25’ 04”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1089 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1089 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1089.

Visibility of HR1089 from your location

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

Today's HR1089 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 83.6°
Max altitude: 44.9°
Azimuth: 276.4°

Distance of HR1089 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1089 is distant 438.76 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 11 kilometers per second.

134.59 pc
438.76 ly
-11 km/s
-0.007 arcsec/year
-0.017 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1089

HR1089 belongs to spectral class G0


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1089 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1089. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR1089