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HR513

HR513 is a giant star in the constellation of Cetus.

HR513 visual magnitude is 5.34. Because of its reltive faintness, HR513 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 HR513:

5.34
Giant
HR513 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 11°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR513

HR513 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 HR513 are provided in the following table:

01h 45m 59s
-05° 43’ 59”
156.61°
-64.97°
Cetus

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR513 in the sky:

Finder chart HR513 star
Simplified finder chart for HR513.

Visibility of HR513 from your location

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

Today's HR513 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 95.7°
Max altitude: 32.8°
Azimuth: 264.3°
HR513 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR513

The image below is a photograph of HR513 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 HR513 is -0.007 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.033 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR513 star
DSS2 image of HR513. The red arrow shows the motion of HR513 during the next 10000 years (-1.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -5.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR513 from the Sun and relative movement

HR513 is distant 509.38 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 11 kilometers per second.

156.25 pc
509.38 ly
11 km/s
-0.007 arcsec/year
-0.033 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR513

HR513 belongs to spectral class K4 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

-0.63
K4III
3764K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR513 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR513. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR513

SAO129490
SAO129490