HR5589 is a variable giant star in the constellation of Ursa Minor.
HR5589 visual magnitude is 4.6. Because of its moderate brightness, HR5589 should be easily visible from locations with dark skyes, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skyes affected by light pollution.
The table below summarizes the key facts about HR5589:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5589
HR5589 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR5589 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5589 in the sky:
Visibility of HR5589 from your location
HR5589 is circumpolar and transits at 20:10 UTC (altitude: 75.5°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5589
The image below is a photograph of HR5589 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 HR5589 is -0.079 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.032 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR5589 from the Sun and relative movement
HR5589 is distant 397.56 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 7 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR5589
HR5589 belongs to spectral class M4 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5589 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.