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Altitude: -27.1°   Azimuth: 185.5°   Direction: South

HR5611 is a variable giant star in the constellation of Triangulum Australe.

HR5611 visual magnitude is 6.17. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5611 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 HR5611:


HR5611 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -27.1°
Azimuth: 185.5°
Direction: South

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5611

HR5611 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 HR5611 are provided in the following table:

15h 07m 56s
-65° 16’ 32”
Triangulum Australe

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5611 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5611 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5611.

Visibility of HR5611 from your location

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

HR5611 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5611

The image below is a photograph of HR5611 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 HR5611 is 0.007 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.009 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5611 star
DSS2 image of HR5611. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5611 during the next 100000 years (11.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -15.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5611 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5611 is distant 793.19 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 4 kilometers per second.

243.31 pc
793.19 ly
-4 km/s
0.007 arcsec/year
-0.009 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5611

HR5611 belongs to spectral class K3 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5611 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5611. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5611