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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:53 
Transit: 12:55 
Sunset: 20:59
sunny   (Daytime)   What's Visible Now?


Altitude: -4.7°   Azimuth: 120.1°   Direction: East-South-East

HR5620 is a variable giant star in the constellation of Libra.

HR5620 visual magnitude is 6.17. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5620 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 HR5620 is 0.063 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.058 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5620 star
DSS2 image of HR5620. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5620 during the next 10000 years (10.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -9.67 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR5620


HR5620 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom.

Altitude: -4.7°
Azimuth: 120.1°
Direction: East-South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5620

HR5620 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR5620 are provided in the following table:

15h 06m 27s
-22° 01’ 54”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5620 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5620 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5620.

Visibility of HR5620 from your location

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

Today's HR5620 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 112.0°
Max altitude: 16.5°
Azimuth: 248.0°

Distance of HR5620 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5620 is distant 195.33 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 5 kilometers per second.

59.92 pc
195.33 ly
5 km/s
0.063 arcsec/year
-0.058 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5620

HR5620 belongs to spectral class K1


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5620 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5620. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5620