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HR526

HR526 is a multiple main-sequence star in the constellation of Perseus.

HR526 visual magnitude is 5.82. Because of its reltive faintness, HR526 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 HR526:

5.82
Main-sequence
HR526 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 11°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR526

HR526 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 HR526 are provided in the following table:

01h 49m 15s
+47° 53’ 48”
132.86°
-13.86°
Perseus

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR526 in the sky:

Finder chart HR526 star
Simplified finder chart for HR526.

Visibility of HR526 from your location

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

HR526 is circumpolar and transits at 01:55 UTC (altitude: 86.4°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR526

The image below is a photograph of HR526 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 HR526 is -0.01 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.002 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR526 star
DSS2 image of HR526. The red arrow shows the motion of HR526 during the next 10000 years (-1.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR526 from the Sun and relative movement

HR526 is distant 331.30 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 2 kilometers per second.

101.63 pc
331.30 ly
-2 km/s
-0.01 arcsec/year
-0.002 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR526

HR526 belongs to spectral class A3 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

0.78
A3V
7526K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR526 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR526. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR526 star system properties

HR526 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of medium or large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR526 double sysyem:

5.82
6.52
0.7
1.9 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR526

SAO37536
SAO37536