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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:44  
clear_day Transit: 12:10  
SunsetSet: 17:38
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Altitude: 64.6°   Azimuth: 50.9°   Direction: North-East

HR1593 is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Camelopardalis.

HR1593 visual magnitude is 6.03. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1593 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 HR1593 is 0.008 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.175 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1593 star
DSS2 image of HR1593. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1593 during the next 1000 years (0.13 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.92 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR1593


HR1593 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 64.6°
Azimuth: 50.9°
Direction: North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1593

HR1593 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR1593 are provided in the following table:

05h 01m 35s
+61° 04’ 41”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1593 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1593 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1593.

Visibility of HR1593 from your location

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

HR1593 is circumpolar and transits at 18:21 UTC (altitude: 80.4°)

Distance of HR1593 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1593 is distant 120.30 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 11 kilometers per second.

36.90 pc
120.30 ly
11 km/s
0.008 arcsec/year
-0.175 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1593

HR1593 belongs to spectral class F4 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1593 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1593. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR1593 star system properties

HR1593 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR1593 double sysyem:

5.4 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR1593