HR1598 is a variable hypergiant star in the constellation of Dorado.
HR1598 visual magnitude is 6.41. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1598 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 HR1598:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1598
HR1598 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 HR1598 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1598 in the sky:
Visibility of HR1598 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1598
The image below is a photograph of HR1598 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 HR1598 is 0 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.01 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR1598 from the Sun and relative movement
HR1598 is distant 1,147.89 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 24 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR1598
HR1598 belongs to spectral class M0 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1598 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.