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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 5:01 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:06
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Above the horizon.  Rise: 0:28 | Tran: 10:06 | Set: 19:41
Alt: 71.23°   Az: 170.28°   Direction: South

HR1501 is a main-sequence star of spectral class A8 in the constellation of Auriga.

HR1501 visual magnitude is 6.45. Because of its faintness, HR1501 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.

HR1501 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere.

Image of HR1501 star
DSS2 image of HR1501. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1501 during the next 10000 years (-5.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -7.00 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates


04h 45m 23s
+32° 54’ 33”
23h 45m 09s
04h 30m 33s


04h 43m 48s
+32° 51’ 55”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart HR1501 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1501.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1501 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1501. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR1501 is distant 234.70 light years from the Sun

71.99 pc
234.70 ly
-0.035 arcsec/y
-0.042 "/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR1501 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 57.1°
Max altitude: 71.4°
Azimuth: 302.9°