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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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HR5513 is a giant star in the constellation of Libra.

HR5513 visual magnitude is 6.06. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5513 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 HR5513:

HR5513 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt. Altitude: 13°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5513

HR5513 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR5513 are provided in the following table:

14h 47m 13s
-21° 19’ 28”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5513 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5513 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5513.

Visibility of HR5513 from your location

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

Today's HR5513 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 111.3°
Max altitude: 17.2°
Azimuth: 248.7°
HR5513 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5513

The image below is a photograph of HR5513 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 HR5513 is -0.013 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.004 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5513 star
DSS2 image of HR5513. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5513 during the next 10000 years (-2.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5513 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5513 is distant 1,862.86 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 24 kilometers per second.

571.43 pc
1,862.86 ly
-24 km/s
-0.013 arcsec/year
0.004 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5513

HR5513 belongs to spectral class K5 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5513 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5513. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5513