HR1480 is a multiple star in the constellation of Taurus.
HR1480 visual magnitude is 5.39. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1480 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 HR1480:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1480
HR1480 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 HR1480 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1480 in the sky:
Visibility of HR1480 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1480
The image below is a photograph of HR1480 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 HR1480 is 0.094 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.003 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR1480 from the Sun and relative movement
HR1480 is distant 167.70 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 36 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR1480
HR1480 belongs to spectral class A5
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1480 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR1480 star system properties
HR1480 is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR1480 double sysyem: