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HR1573

HR1573 is a supergiant star in the constellation of Auriga.

HR1573 visual magnitude is 6.07. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1573 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 HR1573:

6.07
Supergiant
HR1573 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1573

HR1573 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 HR1573 are provided in the following table:

04h 56m 19s
+36° 10’ 08”
168.14°
-4.4°
Auriga

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1573 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1573 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1573.

Visibility of HR1573 from your location

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

Today's HR1573 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 53.8°
Max altitude: 74.7°
Azimuth: 306.2°
HR1573 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1573

The image below is a photograph of HR1573 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 HR1573 is -0.017 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.013 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1573 star
DSS2 image of HR1573. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1573 during the next 10000 years (-2.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and 2.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR1573 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1573 is distant 11,642.86 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 5 kilometers per second.

3,571.43 pc
11,642.86 ly
-5 km/s
-0.017 arcsec/year
0.013 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1573

HR1573 belongs to spectral class B2 and has a luminosity class of I corresponding to a supergiant star.

-6.69
B2I
6827K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1573 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1573. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR1573

SAO57511
SAO57511