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HR52

HR52 is a star in the constellation of Andromeda.

HR52 visual magnitude is 6.45. Because of its reltive faintness, HR52 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 HR52:

6.45
HR52 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR52

HR52 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 HR52 are provided in the following table:

00h 15m 06s
+31° 32’ 08”
113.93°
-30.7°
Andromeda

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR52 in the sky:

Finder chart HR52 star
Simplified finder chart for HR52.

Visibility of HR52 from your location

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

Today's HR52 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 58.5°
Max altitude: 70.1°
Azimuth: 301.5°
HR52 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR52

The image below is a photograph of HR52 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 HR52 is 0.035 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.005 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR52 star
DSS2 image of HR52. The red arrow shows the motion of HR52 during the next 10000 years (5.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR52 from the Sun and relative movement

HR52 is distant 1,319.84 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 2 kilometers per second.

404.86 pc
1,319.84 ly
2 km/s
0.035 arcsec/year
-0.005 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR52

HR52 belongs to spectral class K5

-1.59
K5
10125K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR52 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR52. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR52

SAO53755
SAO53755