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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]


HR1109 is a giant star in the constellation of Mensa.

HR1109 visual magnitude is 5.7. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1109 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 HR1109:

HR1109 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1109

HR1109 is situated close to the southern celestial pole and, as such, it is easilty visible for most part of the year from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR1109 are provided in the following table:

03h 29m 58s
-78° 21’ 06”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1109 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1109 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1109.

Visibility of HR1109 from your location

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

HR1109 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1109

The image below is a photograph of HR1109 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 HR1109 is -0.017 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.028 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1109 star
DSS2 image of HR1109. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1109 during the next 10000 years (-2.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR1109 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1109 is distant 306.68 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 10 kilometers per second.

94.07 pc
306.68 ly
10 km/s
-0.017 arcsec/year
-0.028 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1109

HR1109 belongs to spectral class G8 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1109 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1109. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR1109