HR1163 is a variable and double main-sequence star in the constellation of Perseus.
HR1163 visual magnitude is 6.57. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1163 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 HR1163:
HR1163 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom .
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1163
HR1163 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR1163 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1163 in the sky:
Visibility of HR1163 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR1163 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1163
The image below is a photograph of HR1163 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 HR1163 is -0.006 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.002 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR1163 from the Sun and relative movement
HR1163 is distant 1,239.54 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 20 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR1163
HR1163 belongs to spectral class B2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1163 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR1163 star system properties
HR1163 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR1163 double sysyem: