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Altitude: -27.7°   Azimuth: 206.6°   Direction: South-South-West

HR1504 is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Dorado.

HR1504 visual magnitude is 6.53. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1504 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 HR1504:


HR1504 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -27.7°
Azimuth: 206.6°
Direction: South-South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1504

HR1504 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR1504 are provided in the following table:

04h 40m 18s
-58° 56’ 36”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1504 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1504 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1504.

Visibility of HR1504 from your location

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

HR1504 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1504

The image below is a photograph of HR1504 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 HR1504 is 0.07 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.186 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1504 star
DSS2 image of HR1504. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1504 during the next 1000 years (1.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and 3.10 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR1504 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1504 is distant 100.93 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 10 kilometers per second.

30.96 pc
100.93 ly
10 km/s
0.07 arcsec/year
0.186 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1504

HR1504 belongs to spectral class G5 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1504 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1504. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR1504 star system properties

HR1504 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of medium or large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR1504 double sysyem:

2.7 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR1504

Gl 175 A