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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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Altitude: 14.6°   Azimuth: 11.9°   Direction: North-North-East

HR529 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Perseus.

HR529 visual magnitude is 5.9. Because of its reltive faintness, HR529 should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR529 is 0.041 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.12 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR529 star
DSS2 image of HR529. The red arrow shows the motion of HR529 during the next 1000 years (0.68 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR529


HR529 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 14.6°
Azimuth: 11.9°
Direction: North-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR529

HR529 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 HR529 are provided in the following table:

01h 50m 57s
+51° 55’ 59”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR529 in the sky:

Finder chart HR529 star
Simplified finder chart for HR529.

Visibility of HR529 from your location

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

HR529 is circumpolar and transits at 14:55 UTC (altitude: 89.5°)

Distance of HR529 from the Sun and relative movement

HR529 is distant 145.41 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 17 kilometers per second.

44.60 pc
145.41 ly
-17 km/s
0.041 arcsec/year
-0.12 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR529

HR529 belongs to spectral class F5 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR529 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR529. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR529