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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:44  
clear_day Transit: 12:10  
SunsetSet: 17:38
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Altitude: 13.2°   Azimuth: 72.9°   Direction: East-North-East

HR1103 is a variable star in the constellation of Taurus.

HR1103 visual magnitude is 6.5. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1103 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 HR1103 is 0.005 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.026 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1103 star
DSS2 image of HR1103. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1103 during the next 10000 years (0.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.33 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR1103


HR1103 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 13.2°
Azimuth: 72.9°
Direction: East-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1103

HR1103 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 HR1103 are provided in the following table:

03h 39m 00s
+20° 54’ 56”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1103 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1103 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1103.

Visibility of HR1103 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 HR1103 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: 69.1°
Max altitude: 59.4°
Azimuth: 290.9°

Distance of HR1103 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1103 is distant 493.94 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.

151.52 pc
493.94 ly
-9 km/s
0.005 arcsec/year
-0.026 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1103

HR1103 belongs to spectral class A HR1103 is also a so called metallic star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1103 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1103. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR1103