HR1090 is a giant star in the constellation of Horologium.
HR1090 visual magnitude is 5.68. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1090 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 HR1090:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1090
HR1090 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 HR1090 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1090 in the sky:
Visibility of HR1090 from your location
HR1090 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1090
The image below is a photograph of HR1090 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 HR1090 is 0.097 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.079 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR1090 from the Sun and relative movement
HR1090 is distant 306.68 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 37 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR1090
HR1090 belongs to spectral class K2 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1090 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.