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Altitude: -4.4°   Azimuth: 195.8°   Direction: South-South-West

HR5607 is a multiple giant star in the constellation of Lupus.

HR5607 visual magnitude is 5.15. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5607 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 HR5607:


HR5607 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -4.4°
Azimuth: 195.8°
Direction: South-South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5607

HR5607 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 HR5607 are provided in the following table:

15h 05m 19s
-41° 04’ 01”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5607 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5607 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5607.

Visibility of HR5607 from your location

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

HR5607 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5607

The image below is a photograph of HR5607 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 HR5607 is 0.02 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.003 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5607 star
DSS2 image of HR5607. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5607 during the next 10000 years (3.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5607 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5607 is distant 367.12 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 3 kilometers per second.

112.61 pc
367.12 ly
-3 km/s
0.02 arcsec/year
-0.003 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5607

HR5607 belongs to spectral class G8 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5607 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5607. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR5607 star system properties

HR5607 is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR5607 double sysyem:

30 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR5607