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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:58 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:09
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HR1512

Above the horizon.  Rise: 2:08 | Tran: 10:18 | Set: 18:29
Altitude: 46.2°   Azimuth: 112.3°   Direction: East-South-East

HR1512 is a giant star of spectral class B5 in the constellation of Taurus.

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

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.

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);

Apparent Coordinates

04h 47m 11s
+23° 40’ 16”

J2000 Coordinates

04h 45m 42s
+23° 37’ 41”

Galactic Coordinates

176.62°
-14.03°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR1512 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1512.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

6.35
Giant

-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

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

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/y
-0.015 "/y

Alternative Designations

SAO76737
SAO76737

Visibility from Your Location

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

Azimuth: 66.4°
Max altitude: 62.1°
Azimuth: 293.6°