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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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Altitude: -67.2°   Azimuth: 214.2°   Direction: South-West

HR5621 is a bright giant star in the constellation of Triangulum Australe.

HR5621 visual magnitude is 5.76. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5621 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 HR5621 is -0.005 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.001 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5621 star
DSS2 image of HR5621. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5621 during the next 100000 years (-8.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.67 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR5621

Bright giant

HR5621 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -67.2°
Azimuth: 214.2°
Direction: South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5621

HR5621 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 HR5621 are provided in the following table:

15h 09m 29s
-67° 05’ 03”
Triangulum Australe

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5621 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5621 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5621.

Visibility of HR5621 from your location

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

HR5621 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Distance of HR5621 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5621 is distant 6,037.04 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.

1,851.85 pc
6,037.04 ly
9 km/s
-0.005 arcsec/year
-0.001 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5621

HR5621 belongs to spectral class F6 and has a luminosity class of II corresponding to a bright giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5621 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5621. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5621