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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:48  
clear_day Transit: 12:11  
SunsetSet: 17:34
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Altitude: -26.9°   Azimuth: 251.8°   Direction: West-South-West

HR1095 is a double giant star in the constellation of Fornax.

HR1095 visual magnitude is 6.4. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1095 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 HR1095 is 0.014 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.001 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1095 star
DSS2 image of HR1095. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1095 during the next 10000 years (2.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.17 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR1095


HR1095 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -26.9°
Azimuth: 251.8°
Direction: West-South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1095

HR1095 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR1095 are provided in the following table:

03h 34m 33s
-31° 52’ 28”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1095 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1095 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1095.

Visibility of HR1095 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 HR1095 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: 121.9°
Max altitude: 6.6°
Azimuth: 238.1°

Distance of HR1095 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1095 is distant 1,381.36 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 14 kilometers per second.

423.73 pc
1,381.36 ly
14 km/s
0.014 arcsec/year
0.001 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1095

HR1095 belongs to spectral class K3 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1095 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1095. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR1095 star system properties

HR1095 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR1095 double sysyem:

1.4 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR1095