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HR1575

HR1575 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Taurus.

HR1575 visual magnitude is 6.37. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1575 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 HR1575:

6.37
Hypergiant
HR1575 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 30°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1575

HR1575 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 HR1575 are provided in the following table:

04h 56m 15s
+24° 35’ 31”
177.35°
-11.54°
Taurus

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1575 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1575 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1575.

Visibility of HR1575 from your location

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

Today's HR1575 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 65.4°
Max altitude: 63.1°
Azimuth: 294.6°
HR1575 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1575

The image below is a photograph of HR1575 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 HR1575 is -0.026 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.017 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1575 star
DSS2 image of HR1575. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1575 during the next 10000 years (-4.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR1575 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1575 is distant 140.82 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.

43.20 pc
140.82 ly
-9 km/s
-0.026 arcsec/year
-0.017 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1575

HR1575 belongs to spectral class F0

3.19
F0
7276K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1575 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1575. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR1575

SAO76848
SAO76848