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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
🌅 Sunrise: 6:50  ☀️ Transit: 13:04  🌅 Sunset: 19:19


HR523 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Triangulum.

HR523 visual magnitude is 5.79. Because of its reltive faintness, HR523 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 HR523:

HR523 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR523

HR523 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 HR523 are provided in the following table:

01h 48m 41s
+32° 41’ 25”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR523 in the sky:

Finder chart HR523 star
Simplified finder chart for HR523.

Visibility of HR523 from your location

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

Today's HR523 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 57.3°
Max altitude: 71.2°
Azimuth: 302.7°
HR523 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR523

The image below is a photograph of HR523 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 HR523 is -0.167 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.298 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR523 star
DSS2 image of HR523. The red arrow shows the motion of HR523 during the next 1000 years (-2.78 arcmin in Right Ascension and 4.97 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR523 from the Sun and relative movement

HR523 is distant 88.95 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 27 kilometers per second.

27.29 pc
88.95 ly
-27 km/s
-0.167 arcsec/year
0.298 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR523

HR523 belongs to spectral class F8 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR523 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR523. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR523