HR520 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Eridanus.
HR520 visual magnitude is 5.04. Because of its reltive faintness, HR520 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 HR520:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR520
HR520 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR520 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR520 in the sky:
Visibility of HR520 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR520 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR520
The image below is a photograph of HR520 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 HR520 is 0.127 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.056 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR520 from the Sun and relative movement
HR520 is distant 185.86 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 10 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR520
HR520 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 HR520 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.