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HR1753 is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Lepus.

HR1753 visual magnitude is 6.36. Because of its reltive faintness, HR1753 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 HR1753:

HR1753 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR1753

HR1753 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR1753 are provided in the following table:

05h 19m 17s
-18° 31’ 11”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR1753 in the sky:

Finder chart HR1753 star
Simplified finder chart for HR1753.

Visibility of HR1753 from your location

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

Today's HR1753 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 108.5°
Max altitude: 20.0°
Azimuth: 251.5°
HR1753 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR1753

The image below is a photograph of HR1753 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 HR1753 is 0.012 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.

Image of HR1753 star
DSS2 image of HR1753. The red arrow shows the motion of HR1753 during the next 10000 years (2.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR1753 from the Sun and relative movement

HR1753 is distant 791.26 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 10 kilometers per second.

242.72 pc
791.26 ly
10 km/s
0.012 arcsec/year
0.01 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR1753

HR1753 belongs to spectral class B3 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR1753 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR1753. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR1753 star system properties

HR1753 is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR1753 double sysyem:

39.3 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR1753