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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:49  
clear_day Transit: 11:49  
SunsetSet: 15:50 south
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Altitude: 10.6°   Azimuth: 353.3°   Direction: North

HR1535 is a giant star in the constellation of Auriga.

HR1535 visual magnitude is 5.66. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1535 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 HR1535:


HR1535 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 10.6°
Azimuth: 353.3°
Direction: North

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1535

HR1535 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 HR1535 are provided in the following table:

04h 51m 09s
+48° 44’ 26”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1535 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1535 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1535.

Visibility of HR1535 from your location

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

HR1535 is circumpolar and transits at 23:45 UTC (altitude: 87.3°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1535

The image below is a photograph of HR1535 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 HR1535 is -0.04 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.031 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1535 star
DSS2 image of HR1535. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1535 during the next 10000 years (-6.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -5.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR1535 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1535 is distant 320.87 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 29 kilometers per second.

98.43 pc
320.87 ly
29 km/s
-0.04 arcsec/year
-0.031 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1535

HR1535 belongs to spectral class G9 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1535 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1535. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR1535