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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:18
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Above the horizon.  Rise: 4:03 | Tran: 11:41 | Set: 19:20
Altitude: 40.9°   Azimuth: 113.9°   Direction: East-South-East

HR1517 is a giant star of spectral class K4 in the constellation of Taurus.

HR1517 visual magnitude is 6.01. Because of its faintness, HR1517 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.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1517

Finder chart HR1517 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1517.

HR1517 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 HR1517 are provided in the following table:

04h 46m 16s
+18° 44’ 05”
Image of HR1517 star
DSS2 image of HR1517. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1517 during the next 10000 years (12.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -10.83 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR1517


and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1517 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1517. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR1517 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1517 is distant 301.57 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 38 kilometers per second.

92.51 pc
301.57 ly
38 km/s
0.072 arcsec/year
-0.065 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR1517


Visibility of HR1517 from your location

Today's HR1517 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 71.3°
Max altitude: 57.3°
Azimuth: 288.7°