HR1581 is a variable giant star in the constellation of Eridanus.
HR1581 visual magnitude is 5.72. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1581 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 HR1581:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1581
HR1581 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 HR1581 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1581 in the sky:
Visibility of HR1581 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR1581 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1581
The image below is a photograph of HR1581 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 HR1581 is 0.01 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.045 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR1581 from the Sun and relative movement
HR1581 is distant 288.50 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 32 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR1581
HR1581 belongs to spectral class G4
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1581 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.