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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:51  
clear_day Transit: 11:50  
SunsetSet: 15:49 south
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Altitude: 39.4°   Azimuth: 283.5°   Direction: West-North-West

HR1533 is a giant star in the constellation of Perseus.

HR1533 visual magnitude is 4.88. Because of its moderate brightness, HR1533 should be easily visible from locations with dark skyes, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skyes affected by light pollution.

The table below summarizes the key facts about HR1533:


HR1533 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 39.4°
Azimuth: 283.5°
Direction: West-North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1533

HR1533 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 HR1533 are provided in the following table:

04h 49m 54s
+37° 29’ 17”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1533 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1533 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1533.

Visibility of HR1533 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 HR1533 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: 52.5°
Max altitude: 76.0°
Azimuth: 307.5°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1533

The image below is a photograph of HR1533 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 HR1533 is -0.038 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.04 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1533 star
DSS2 image of HR1533. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1533 during the next 10000 years (-6.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 6.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR1533 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1533 is distant 527.51 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 23 kilometers per second.

161.81 pc
527.51 ly
-23 km/s
-0.038 arcsec/year
0.04 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1533

HR1533 belongs to spectral class K3 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1533 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1533. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR1533