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HR584 is a bright giant star in the constellation of Hydrus.

HR584 visual magnitude is 6.37. Because of its reltive faintness, HR584 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 HR584:

Bright giant
HR584 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR584

HR584 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 HR584 are provided in the following table:

01h 57m 53s
-65° 25’ 28”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR584 in the sky:

Finder chart HR584 star
Simplified finder chart for HR584.

Visibility of HR584 from your location

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

HR584 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR584

The image below is a photograph of HR584 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 HR584 is -0.01 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.013 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR584 star
DSS2 image of HR584. The red arrow shows the motion of HR584 during the next 10000 years (-1.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR584 from the Sun and relative movement

HR584 is distant 535.30 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 12 kilometers per second.

164.20 pc
535.30 ly
12 km/s
-0.01 arcsec/year
-0.013 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR584

HR584 belongs to spectral class G8 and has a luminosity class of II corresponding to a bright giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR584 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR584. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR584