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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 7:01  
clear_day Transit: 12:12  
SunsetSet: 17:24
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Altitude: 20.0°   Azimuth: 142.1°   Direction: South-East

HR1098 is a giant star in the constellation of Eridanus.

HR1098 visual magnitude is 5.57. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1098 should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR1098 is 0.03 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.084 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1098 star
DSS2 image of HR1098. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1098 during the next 10000 years (5.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 14.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR1098


HR1098 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 20.0°
Azimuth: 142.1°
Direction: South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1098

HR1098 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 HR1098 are provided in the following table:

03h 35m 57s
-11° 11’ 36”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1098 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1098 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1098.

Visibility of HR1098 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 HR1098 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: 101.2°
Max altitude: 27.3°
Azimuth: 258.8°

Distance of HR1098 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1098 is distant 379.07 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 37 kilometers per second.

116.28 pc
379.07 ly
37 km/s
0.03 arcsec/year
0.084 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1098

HR1098 belongs to spectral class G7


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1098 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1098. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR1098