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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:14 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:58
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HR1490

Above the horizon.  Rise: 0:38 | Tran: 9:32 | Set: 18:23
Alt: 26.42°   Az: 76.36°   Direction: East-North-East

HR1490 is a multiple main-sequence star of spectral class A2 in the constellation of Taurus.

HR1490 visual magnitude is 5.78. Because of its faintness, HR1490 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Image of HR1490 star
DSS2 image of HR1490. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1490 during the next 10000 years (5.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -5.00 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

04h 42m 52s
+28° 39’ 38”
18h 29m 18s
23h 12m 10s

J2000

04h 41m 19s
+28° 36’ 53”

Galactic Coordinates

172.02°
-11.64°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR1490 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1490.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

5.78
Main-sequence

0.72
A2V
10516K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1490 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1490. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Star System Properties

HR1490 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 HR1490 double sysyem:

5.78
10.98
5.2
43.5 arcsec

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR1490 is distant 334.70 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 25 kilometers per second.

102.67
334.70
25 km/s
0.034 arcsec/y
-0.03"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO76707
SAO76707

Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR1490 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 61.3°
Max altitude: 67.2°
Azimuth: 298.7°