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HR5585

HR5585 is a giant star in the constellation of Centaurus.

HR5585 visual magnitude is 5.89. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5585 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 HR5585:

5.89
Giant
HR5585 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 0°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5585

HR5585 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 HR5585 are provided in the following table:

15h 01m 13s
-38° 03’ 29”
329.31°
18.08°
Centaurus

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5585 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5585 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5585.

Visibility of HR5585 from your location

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

Today's HR5585 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 128.1°
Max altitude: 0.5°
Azimuth: 231.9°
HR5585 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5585

The image below is a photograph of HR5585 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 HR5585 is 0.013 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.034 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5585 star
DSS2 image of HR5585. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5585 during the next 10000 years (2.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -5.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5585 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5585 is distant 386.71 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 41 kilometers per second.

118.62 pc
386.71 ly
41 km/s
0.013 arcsec/year
-0.034 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5585

HR5585 belongs to spectral class K2 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

0.52
K2III
4232K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5585 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5585. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5585

SAO206208
SAO206208