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HR1477

HR1477 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Taurus.

HR1477 visual magnitude is 6.22. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1477 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 HR1477:

6.22
Main-sequence
HR1477 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 43°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1477

HR1477 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 HR1477 are provided in the following table:

04h 39m 23s
+25° 13’ 05”
174.41°
-14.15°
Taurus

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1477 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1477 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1477.

Visibility of HR1477 from your location

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

Today's HR1477 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 64.8°
Max altitude: 63.7°
Azimuth: 295.2°
HR1477 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1477

The image below is a photograph of HR1477 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 HR1477 is 0.017 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.015 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1477 star
DSS2 image of HR1477. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1477 during the next 10000 years (2.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR1477 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1477 is distant 363.43 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 21 kilometers per second.

111.48 pc
363.43 ly
21 km/s
0.017 arcsec/year
-0.015 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1477

HR1477 belongs to spectral class A5 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

0.98
A5V
8486K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1477 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1477. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR1477

SAO76689
SAO76689