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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]


HR1093 is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Fornax.

HR1093 visual magnitude is 6.2. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1093 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 HR1093:

HR1093 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 2°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1093

HR1093 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 HR1093 are provided in the following table:

03h 33m 56s
-31° 04’ 49”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1093 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1093 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1093.

Visibility of HR1093 from your location

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

Today's HR1093 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 121.1°
Max altitude: 7.4°
Azimuth: 238.9°
HR1093 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1093

The image below is a photograph of HR1093 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 HR1093 is -0.021 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.062 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1093 star
DSS2 image of HR1093. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1093 during the next 10000 years (-3.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and 10.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR1093 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1093 is distant 138.49 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 33 kilometers per second.

42.48 pc
138.49 ly
-33 km/s
-0.021 arcsec/year
0.062 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1093

HR1093 belongs to spectral class F5 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1093 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1093. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR1093 star system properties

HR1093 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR1093 double sysyem:

0.1 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR1093