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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]


HR535 is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Fornax.

HR535 visual magnitude is 6.37. Because of its reltive faintness, HR535 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 HR535:

HR535 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR535

HR535 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 HR535 are provided in the following table:

01h 49m 48s
-38° 24’ 14”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR535 in the sky:

Finder chart HR535 star
Simplified finder chart for HR535.

Visibility of HR535 from your location

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

Today's HR535 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 128.4°
Max altitude: 0.1°
Azimuth: 231.6°
HR535 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR535

The image below is a photograph of HR535 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 HR535 is -0.003 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.233 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR535 star
DSS2 image of HR535. The red arrow shows the motion of HR535 during the next 1000 years (-0.05 arcmin in Right Ascension and 3.88 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR535 from the Sun and relative movement

HR535 is distant 88.37 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 22 kilometers per second.

27.11 pc
88.37 ly
22 km/s
-0.003 arcsec/year
0.233 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR535

HR535 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 HR535 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR535. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR535 star system properties

HR535 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR535 double sysyem:

28 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR535