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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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Altitude: 15.5°   Azimuth: 34.9°   Direction: North-East

HR152 is a giant star in the constellation of Andromeda.

HR152 visual magnitude is 5.13. Because of its reltive faintness, HR152 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 HR152:


HR152 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 15.5°
Azimuth: 34.9°
Direction: North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR152

HR152 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR152 are provided in the following table:

00h 36m 46s
+44° 29’ 18”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR152 in the sky:

Finder chart HR152 star
Simplified finder chart for HR152.

Visibility of HR152 from your location

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

HR152 is circumpolar and transits at 19:31 UTC (altitude: 83.0°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR152

The image below is a photograph of HR152 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 HR152 is -0.023 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.033 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR152 star
DSS2 image of HR152. The red arrow shows the motion of HR152 during the next 10000 years (-3.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and 5.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR152 from the Sun and relative movement

HR152 is distant 655.94 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 33 kilometers per second.

201.21 pc
655.94 ly
-33 km/s
-0.023 arcsec/year
0.033 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR152

HR152 belongs to spectral class K5 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR152 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR152. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR152