HR521 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Andromeda.
HR521 visual magnitude is 5.94. Because of its reltive faintness, HR521 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 HR521:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR521
HR521 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 HR521 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR521 in the sky:
Visibility of HR521 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR521
The image below is a photograph of HR521 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 HR521 is 0.112 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.029 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR521 from the Sun and relative movement
HR521 is distant 308.42 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 37 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR521
HR521 belongs to spectral class K0 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR521 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.