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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 4:45  
clear_day Transit: 12:57  
SunsetSet: 21:09 south
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Altitude: -0.2°   Azimuth: 1.2°   Direction: North

HR1489 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Perseus.

HR1489 visual magnitude is 5.99. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1489 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 HR1489:


HR1489 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -0.2°
Azimuth: 1.2°
Direction: North

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1489

HR1489 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 HR1489 are provided in the following table:

04h 41m 50s
+38° 16’ 49”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1489 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1489 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1489.

Visibility of HR1489 from your location

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

Today's HR1489 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 51.7°
Max altitude: 76.8°
Azimuth: 308.3°
HR1489 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1489

The image below is a photograph of HR1489 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 HR1489 is 0.241 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.093 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1489 star
DSS2 image of HR1489. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1489 during the next 1000 years (4.02 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.55 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR1489 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1489 is distant 101.78 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 47 kilometers per second.

31.22 pc
101.78 ly
47 km/s
0.241 arcsec/year
-0.093 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1489

HR1489 belongs to spectral class G0 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a hypergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1489 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1489. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR1489