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HR1485

HR1485 is a double sub-giant star in the constellation of Mensa.

HR1485 visual magnitude is 6.76. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1485 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 HR1485:

6.76
Sub-giant
HR1485 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1485

HR1485 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 HR1485 are provided in the following table:

04h 22m 50s
-82° 53’ 57”
296.31°
-31.26°
Mensa

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1485 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1485 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1485.

Visibility of HR1485 from your location

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

HR1485 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1485

The image below is a photograph of HR1485 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 HR1485 is -0.018 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.003 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1485 star
DSS2 image of HR1485. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1485 during the next 10000 years (-3.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR1485 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1485 is distant 324.38 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 5 kilometers per second.

99.50 pc
324.38 ly
-5 km/s
-0.018 arcsec/year
0.003 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1485

HR1485 belongs to spectral class A7 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.

1.77
A7IV
8163K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1485 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1485. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR1485 star system properties

HR1485 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 HR1485 double sysyem:

6.76
12.46
5.7
47.7 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR1485

SAO258379
SAO258379