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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:54  
clear_day Transit: 11:51  
SunsetSet: 15:49 south
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Altitude: -19.3°   Azimuth: 248.8°   Direction: West-South-West

HR1525 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Eridanus.

HR1525 visual magnitude is 6.19. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1525 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 HR1525:


HR1525 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -19.3°
Azimuth: 248.8°
Direction: West-South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1525

HR1525 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR1525 are provided in the following table:

04h 46m 25s
-28° 05’ 14”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1525 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1525 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1525.

Visibility of HR1525 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 HR1525 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: 118.1°
Max altitude: 10.4°
Azimuth: 241.9°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1525

The image below is a photograph of HR1525 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 HR1525 is 0.001 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.016 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1525 star
DSS2 image of HR1525. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1525 during the next 10000 years (0.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and 2.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR1525 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1525 is distant 187.36 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 19 kilometers per second.

57.47 pc
187.36 ly
19 km/s
0.001 arcsec/year
0.016 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1525

HR1525 belongs to spectral class A3 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1525 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1525. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR1525