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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:15 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:56
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HR1579

Above the horizon.  Rise: 5:12 | Tran: 9:42 | Set: 14:11
Alt: 17.26°   Az: 150.86°   Direction: South-South-East

HR1579 is a giant star of spectral class G9 in the constellation of Eridanus.

HR1579 visual magnitude is 5.7. Because of its faintness, HR1579 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.

Image of HR1579 star
DSS2 image of HR1579. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1579 during the next 100000 years (13.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.67 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

04h 56m 12s
-16° 42’ 09”
22h 03m 49s
03h 00m 02s

J2000

04h 55m 06s
-16° 44’ 26”

Galactic Coordinates

215.95°
-33.06°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR1579 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1579.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

5.7
Giant

-0.12
G9
4841K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1579 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1579. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR1579 is distant 475.91 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 10 kilometers per second.

145.99
475.91
10 km/s
0.008 arcsec/y
0.001"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO149985
SAO149985

Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR1579 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 106.7°
Max altitude: 21.8°
Azimuth: 253.3°