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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:17
wb_twilight   (Civil Twilight)   What's Visible Now?


Above the horizon.  Rise: 1:40 | Tran: 12:03 | Set: 22:27
Altitude: 17.2°   Azimuth: 52.9°   Direction: North-East

HR1573 is a supergiant star of spectral class B2 in the constellation of Auriga.

HR1573 visual magnitude is 6.07. Because of its faintness, HR1573 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1573

Finder chart HR1573 star
Simplified finder chart for 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”
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);

Key facts about HR1573


and has a luminosity class of I corresponding to a supergiant star.


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

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

Alternative designations of HR1573


Visibility of HR1573 from your location

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

Azimuth: 53.8°
Max altitude: 74.7°
Azimuth: 306.2°