HR1615 is a variable giant star in the constellation of Auriga.
HR1615 visual magnitude is 6.14. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1615 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 HR1615:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1615
HR1615 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR1615 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1615 in the sky:
Visibility of HR1615 from your location
HR1615 is circumpolar and transits at 23:41 UTC (altitude: 80.0°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1615
The image below is a photograph of HR1615 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 HR1615 is 0.002 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.004 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR1615 from the Sun and relative movement
HR1615 is distant 2,037.50 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 1 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR1615
HR1615 belongs to spectral class A2 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1615 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.