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Altitude: -54.8°   Azimuth: 114.0°   Direction: East-South-East

HR573 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Eridanus.

HR573 visual magnitude is 6.1. Because of its reltive faintness, HR573 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 HR573:


HR573 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -54.8°
Azimuth: 114.0°
Direction: East-South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR573

HR573 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR573 are provided in the following table:

01h 57m 00s
-51° 45’ 57”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR573 in the sky:

Finder chart HR573 star
Simplified finder chart for HR573.

Visibility of HR573 from your location

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

HR573 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR573

The image below is a photograph of HR573 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 HR573 is 0.359 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.248 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR573 star
DSS2 image of HR573. The red arrow shows the motion of HR573 during the next 1000 years (5.98 arcmin in Right Ascension and 4.13 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR573 from the Sun and relative movement

HR573 is distant 85.86 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 4 kilometers per second.

26.34 pc
85.86 ly
4 km/s
0.359 arcsec/year
0.248 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR573

HR573 belongs to spectral class F6 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR573 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR573. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR573