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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 7:01  
clear_day Transit: 12:12  
SunsetSet: 17:24
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Altitude: -8.4°   Azimuth: 238.7°   Direction: West-South-West

HR1583 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Lepus.

HR1583 visual magnitude is 6.72. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1583 should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR1583 is 0.018 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.028 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1583 star
DSS2 image of HR1583. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1583 during the next 10000 years (3.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 4.67 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR1583


HR1583 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -8.4°
Azimuth: 238.7°
Direction: West-South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1583

HR1583 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR1583 are provided in the following table:

04h 55m 30s
-25° 43’ 40”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1583 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1583 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1583.

Visibility of HR1583 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 HR1583 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: 115.7°
Max altitude: 12.8°
Azimuth: 244.3°

Distance of HR1583 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1583 is distant 286.22 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 25 kilometers per second.

87.80 pc
286.22 ly
25 km/s
0.018 arcsec/year
0.028 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1583

HR1583 belongs to spectral class F0 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1583 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1583. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR1583