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Altitude: -39.1°   Azimuth: 251.5°   Direction: West-South-West

HR1106 is a giant star in the constellation of Eridanus.

HR1106 visual magnitude is 4.58. Because of its moderate brightness, HR1106 should be easily visible from locations with dark skyes, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skyes affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR1106 is -0.005 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.03 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1106 star
DSS2 image of HR1106. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1106 during the next 10000 years (-0.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -5.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR1106


HR1106 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -39.1°
Azimuth: 251.5°
Direction: West-South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1106

HR1106 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 HR1106 are provided in the following table:

03h 37m 05s
-40° 16’ 28”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1106 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1106 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1106.

Visibility of HR1106 from your location

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

HR1106 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Distance of HR1106 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1106 is distant 219.09 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 12 kilometers per second.

67.20 pc
219.09 ly
12 km/s
-0.005 arcsec/year
-0.03 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1106

HR1106 belongs to spectral class K1 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1106 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1106. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR1106