HR1507 is a variable and multiple hypergiant star in the constellation of Orion.
HR1507 visual magnitude is 5.4. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1507 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 HR1507:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1507
HR1507 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR1507 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1507 in the sky:
Visibility of HR1507 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1507
The image below is a photograph of HR1507 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 HR1507 is 0.1 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.015 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR1507 from the Sun and relative movement
HR1507 is distant 157.26 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 40 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR1507
HR1507 belongs to spectral class F0 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1507 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR1507 star system properties
HR1507 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 HR1507 double sysyem: