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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:16
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Below the horizon.  Rise: 16:17 | Tran: 22:15 | Set: 4:16
Altitude: -24.6°   Azimuth: 55.3°   Direction: North-East

HR5573 is a double giant star of spectral class K1 in the constellation of Virgo.

HR5573 visual magnitude is 5.53. Because of its faintness, HR5573 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5573

Finder chart HR5573 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5573.

HR5573 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 HR5573 are provided in the following table:

14h 57m 33s
-00° 10’ 03”
Image of HR5573 star
DSS2 image of HR5573. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5573 during the next 10000 years (10.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.33 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR5573


and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5573 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5573. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR5573 star system properties

HR5573 is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR5573 double sysyem:

86.3 arcsec

Distance of HR5573 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5573 is distant 294.76 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 20 kilometers per second.

90.42 pc
294.76 ly
20 km/s
0.062 arcsec/year
-0.026 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR5573

NN 3881 A

Visibility of HR5573 from your location

Today's HR5573 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 90.2°
Max altitude: 38.4°
Azimuth: 269.8°