HR1521 is a giant star in the constellation of Eridanus.
HR1521 visual magnitude is 5.72. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1521 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 HR1521:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1521
HR1521 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 HR1521 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1521 in the sky:
Visibility of HR1521 from your location
Today's HR1521 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1521
The image below is a photograph of HR1521 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 HR1521 is 0.018 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.025 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR1521 from the Sun and relative movement
HR1521 is distant 626.92 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 22 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR1521
HR1521 belongs to spectral class K2
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1521 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.