HR5604 is a variable giant star in the constellation of Lupus.
HR5604 visual magnitude is 6.41. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5604 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 HR5604:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5604
HR5604 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 HR5604 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5604 in the sky:
Visibility of HR5604 from your location
HR5604 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5604
The image below is a photograph of HR5604 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 HR5604 is -0.015 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.039 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR5604 from the Sun and relative movement
HR5604 is distant 640.47 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 30 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR5604
HR5604 belongs to spectral class M6 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5604 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.