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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: 49.5°   Azimuth: 323.3°   Direction: North-West

HR1594 is a dwarf star in the constellation of Camelopardalis.

HR1594 visual magnitude is 6.19. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1594 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 HR1594 is 0.066 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.345 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR1594 star
DSS2 image of HR1594. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1594 during the next 1000 years (1.10 arcmin in Right Ascension and -5.75 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR1594


HR1594 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 49.5°
Azimuth: 323.3°
Direction: North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1594

HR1594 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 HR1594 are provided in the following table:

05h 02m 50s
+66° 49’ 22”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1594 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1594 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1594.

Visibility of HR1594 from your location

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

HR1594 is circumpolar and transits at 18:22 UTC (altitude: 74.7°)

Distance of HR1594 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1594 is distant 91.11 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 17 kilometers per second.

27.95 pc
91.11 ly
17 km/s
0.066 arcsec/year
-0.345 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1594

HR1594 belongs to spectral class F6


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1594 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1594. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR1594