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HR1089

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 skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.

The table below summarizes the key facts about HR1089:

6.49
Hypergiant
HR1089 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 22°.

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”
178.7°
-38.17°
Taurus

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 [change]
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 [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 83.6°
Max altitude: 44.9°
Azimuth: 276.4°
HR1089 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1089

The image below is a photograph of HR1089 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 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);

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

0.84
G0
5853K

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

SAO111273
SAO111273