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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:48  
clear_day Transit: 12:11  
SunsetSet: 17:34
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HR5615

Altitude: -5.3°   Azimuth: 213.1°   Direction: South-South-West

HR5615 is a giant star in the constellation of Lupus.

HR5615 visual magnitude is 6.27. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5615 should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR5615 is -0.017 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.008 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5615 star
DSS2 image of HR5615. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5615 during the next 10000 years (-2.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.33 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR5615

6.27
Giant

HR5615 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -5.3°
Azimuth: 213.1°
Direction: South-South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5615

HR5615 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 HR5615 are provided in the following table:

15h 06m 13s
-36° 15’ 51”
331.19°
19.1°
Lupus

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5615 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5615 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5615.

Visibility of HR5615 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 HR5615 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: 126.3°
Max altitude: 2.3°
Azimuth: 233.7°

Distance of HR5615 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5615 is distant 1,364.02 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 37 kilometers per second.

418.41 pc
1,364.02 ly
-37 km/s
-0.017 arcsec/year
0.008 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5615

HR5615 belongs to spectral class K5 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

-1.84
K5III
3581K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5615 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5615. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5615

SAO206292
SAO206292