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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:52  
clear_day Transit: 11:51  
SunsetSet: 15:49 south
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Altitude: 16.7°   Azimuth: 122.9°   Direction: East-South-East

HR1536 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Eridanus.

HR1536 visual magnitude is 5.78. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1536 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 HR1536:


HR1536 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 16.7°
Azimuth: 122.9°
Direction: East-South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1536

HR1536 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR1536 are provided in the following table:

04h 48m 36s
-05° 40’ 26”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1536 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1536 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1536.

Visibility of HR1536 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 HR1536 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: 95.7°
Max altitude: 32.8°
Azimuth: 264.3°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1536

The image below is a photograph of HR1536 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 HR1536 is 0.305 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.243 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1536 star
DSS2 image of HR1536. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1536 during the next 1000 years (5.08 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.05 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR1536 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1536 is distant 86.40 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 79 kilometers per second.

26.50 pc
86.40 ly
79 km/s
0.305 arcsec/year
-0.243 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1536

HR1536 belongs to spectral class F8 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1536 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1536. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR1536