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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
🌅 Sunrise: 6:01  ☀️ Transit: 12:06  🌅 Sunset: 18:11


HR1529 is a giant star in the constellation of Auriga.

HR1529 visual magnitude is 5.58. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1529 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 HR1529:

HR1529 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1529

HR1529 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 HR1529 are provided in the following table:

04h 49m 12s
+31° 26’ 13”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1529 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1529 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1529.

Visibility of HR1529 from your location

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

Today's HR1529 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 58.6°
Max altitude: 70.0°
Azimuth: 301.4°
HR1529 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1529

The image below is a photograph of HR1529 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 HR1529 is 0.017 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.108 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1529 star
DSS2 image of HR1529. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1529 during the next 1000 years (0.28 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.80 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR1529 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1529 is distant 234.53 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 23 kilometers per second.

71.94 pc
234.53 ly
23 km/s
0.017 arcsec/year
-0.108 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1529

HR1529 belongs to spectral class K2 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1529 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1529. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR1529