HR5596 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Ursa Minor.
HR5596 visual magnitude is 5.64. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5596 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 HR5596:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5596
HR5596 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 HR5596 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5596 in the sky:
Visibility of HR5596 from your location
HR5596 is circumpolar and transits at 19:59 UTC (altitude: 59.0°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5596
The image below is a photograph of HR5596 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 HR5596 is 0.176 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.222 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR5596 from the Sun and relative movement
HR5596 is distant 141.25 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 43 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR5596
HR5596 belongs to spectral class F9 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5596 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.