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HR1512

HR1512 is a giant star in the constellation of Taurus.

HR1512 visual magnitude is 6.35. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1512 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 HR1512:

6.35
Giant
HR1512 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 41°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1512

HR1512 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 HR1512 are provided in the following table:

04h 45m 42s
+23° 37’ 41”
176.62°
-14.03°
Taurus

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1512 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1512 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1512.

Visibility of HR1512 from your location

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

Today's HR1512 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 66.4°
Max altitude: 62.1°
Azimuth: 293.6°
HR1512 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1512

The image below is a photograph of HR1512 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 HR1512 is 0.007 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.015 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1512 star
DSS2 image of HR1512. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1512 during the next 10000 years (1.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR1512 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1512 is distant 704.10 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 19 kilometers per second.

215.98 pc
704.10 ly
19 km/s
0.007 arcsec/year
-0.015 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1512

HR1512 belongs to spectral class B5 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

-0.32
B5III
9434K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1512 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1512. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR1512

SAO76737
SAO76737