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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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Altitude: 74.3°   Azimuth: 327.3°   Direction: North-North-West

HR1527 is a double giant star in the constellation of Camelopardalis.

HR1527 visual magnitude is 5.44. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1527 should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR1527 is 0.037 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.096 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1527 star
DSS2 image of HR1527. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1527 during the next 1000 years (0.62 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.60 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR1527


HR1527 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 74.3°
Azimuth: 327.3°
Direction: North-North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1527

HR1527 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR1527 are provided in the following table:

04h 52m 05s
+63° 30’ 19”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1527 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1527 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1527.

Visibility of HR1527 from your location

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

HR1527 is circumpolar and transits at 18:00 UTC (altitude: 78.0°)

Distance of HR1527 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1527 is distant 499.23 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 36 kilometers per second.

153.14 pc
499.23 ly
-36 km/s
0.037 arcsec/year
-0.096 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1527

HR1527 belongs to spectral class M3 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1527 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1527. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR1527 star system properties

HR1527 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR1527 double sysyem:

115.4 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR1527