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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 4:44  
clear_day Transit: 12:57  
SunsetSet: 21:11 south
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Altitude: -21.2°   Azimuth: 33.2°   Direction: North-North-East

HR1519 is a multiple star in the constellation of Orion.

HR1519 visual magnitude is 5.37. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1519 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 HR1519:


HR1519 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -21.2°
Azimuth: 33.2°
Direction: North-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1519

HR1519 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 HR1519 are provided in the following table:

04h 46m 01s
+11° 42’ 20”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1519 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1519 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1519.

Visibility of HR1519 from your location

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

Today's HR1519 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 78.3°
Max altitude: 50.2°
Azimuth: 281.7°
HR1519 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1519

The image below is a photograph of HR1519 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 HR1519 is 0.068 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.006 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1519 star
DSS2 image of HR1519. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1519 during the next 10000 years (11.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR1519 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1519 is distant 266.34 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 41 kilometers per second.

81.70 pc
266.34 ly
41 km/s
0.068 arcsec/year
-0.006 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1519

HR1519 belongs to spectral class A2


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1519 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1519. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR1519 star system properties

HR1519 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR1519 double sysyem:

93.8 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR1519