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HR5584

HR5584 is a giant star in the constellation of Virgo.

HR5584 visual magnitude is 5.93. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5584 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 HR5584:

5.93
Giant
HR5584 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 0°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5584

HR5584 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 HR5584 are provided in the following table:

14h 59m 23s
+04° 34’ 04”
2.14°
52.07°
Virgo

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5584 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5584 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5584.

Visibility of HR5584 from your location

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

Today's HR5584 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 85.4°
Max altitude: 43.1°
Azimuth: 274.6°
HR5584 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5584

The image below is a photograph of HR5584 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 HR5584 is 0.005 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.008 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5584 star
DSS2 image of HR5584. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5584 during the next 100000 years (8.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -13.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5584 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5584 is distant 724.44 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 12 kilometers per second.

222.22 pc
724.44 ly
-12 km/s
0.005 arcsec/year
-0.008 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5584

HR5584 belongs to spectral class M2 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

-0.80
M2III
3649K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5584 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5584. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5584

SAO120774
SAO120774