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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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SunsetSet: 17:36
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Altitude: 53.6°   Azimuth: 178.7°   Direction: South

HR1576 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Orion.

HR1576 visual magnitude is 5.81. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1576 should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR1576 is 0.018 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.021 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1576 star
DSS2 image of HR1576. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1576 during the next 10000 years (3.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.50 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR1576


HR1576 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 53.6°
Azimuth: 178.7°
Direction: South

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1576

HR1576 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 HR1576 are provided in the following table:

04h 55m 50s
+15° 02’ 23”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1576 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1576 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1576.

Visibility of HR1576 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 HR1576 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: 75.0°
Max altitude: 53.6°
Azimuth: 285.0°

Distance of HR1576 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1576 is distant 422.83 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 7 kilometers per second.

129.70 pc
422.83 ly
7 km/s
0.018 arcsec/year
-0.021 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1576

HR1576 belongs to spectral class B9 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1576 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1576. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR1576