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Altitude: -6.7°   Azimuth: 162.1°   Direction: South-South-East

HR5625 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Lupus.

HR5625 visual magnitude is 5.85. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5625 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 HR5625:


HR5625 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -6.7°
Azimuth: 162.1°
Direction: South-South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5625

HR5625 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 HR5625 are provided in the following table:

15h 08m 39s
-42° 52’ 04”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5625 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5625 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5625.

Visibility of HR5625 from your location

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

HR5625 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5625

The image below is a photograph of HR5625 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 HR5625 is -0.027 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.018 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5625 star
DSS2 image of HR5625. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5625 during the next 10000 years (-4.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5625 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5625 is distant 444.14 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 1 kilometers per second.

136.24 pc
444.14 ly
1 km/s
-0.027 arcsec/year
-0.018 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5625

HR5625 belongs to spectral class B7 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5625 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5625. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5625