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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:43  
clear_day Transit: 11:47  
SunsetSet: 15:52 south
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Altitude: -36.0°   Azimuth: 99.0°   Direction: East

HR5595 is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Lupus.

HR5595 visual magnitude is 5.44. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5595 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 HR5595:


HR5595 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -36.0°
Azimuth: 99.0°
Direction: East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5595

HR5595 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR5595 are provided in the following table:

15h 02m 59s
-32° 38’ 35”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5595 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5595 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5595.

Visibility of HR5595 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 HR5595 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: 122.6°
Max altitude: 5.9°
Azimuth: 237.4°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5595

The image below is a photograph of HR5595 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 HR5595 is -0.015 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.021 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5595 star
DSS2 image of HR5595. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5595 during the next 10000 years (-2.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5595 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5595 is distant 349.79 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 6 kilometers per second.

107.30 pc
349.79 ly
6 km/s
-0.015 arcsec/year
-0.021 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5595

HR5595 belongs to spectral class B3 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5595 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5595. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR5595 star system properties

HR5595 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR5595 double sysyem:

36.1 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR5595