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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:04  
clear_day Transit: 12:47  
SunsetSet: 18:30 south
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Altitude: 34.0°   Azimuth: 276.2°   Direction: West

HR1752 is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Auriga.

HR1752 visual magnitude is 5.76. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1752 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 HR1752:


HR1752 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 34.0°
Azimuth: 276.2°
Direction: West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1752

HR1752 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 HR1752 are provided in the following table:

05h 21m 12s
+29° 34’ 12”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1752 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1752 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1752.

Visibility of HR1752 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 HR1752 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: 60.4°
Max altitude: 68.1°
Azimuth: 299.6°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1752

The image below is a photograph of HR1752 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 HR1752 is 0.004 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.

Image of HR1752 star
DSS2 image of HR1752. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1752 during the next 100000 years (6.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 6.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR1752 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1752 is distant 278.16 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 19 kilometers per second.

85.32 pc
278.16 ly
-19 km/s
0.004 arcsec/year
0.004 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1752

HR1752 belongs to spectral class A1 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1752 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1752. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR1752 star system properties

HR1752 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR1752 double sysyem:

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Alternative designations of HR1752