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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:43 
Transit: 13:01 
Sunset: 21:18
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HR5637

Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Altitude: -81.9°   Azimuth: 236.7°   Direction: West-South-West

HR5637 is a double supergiant star of spectral class G2 in the constellation of Lupus.

HR5637 visual magnitude is 5.54. Because of its faintness, HR5637 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5637

Finder chart HR5637 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5637.

HR5637 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 HR5637 are provided in the following table:

15h 11m 16s
-55° 20’ 45”
321.96°
2.27°
Lupus
Image of HR5637 star
DSS2 image of HR5637. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5637 during the next 100000 years (-3.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -13.33 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR5637

5.54
Supergiant

and has a luminosity class of I corresponding to a supergiant star.

-3.43
G2I
4430K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5637 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5637. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR5637 star system properties

HR5637 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR5637 double sysyem:

5.54
12.24
6.7
11.2 arcsec

Distance of HR5637 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5637 is distant 2,024.84 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 4 kilometers per second.

621.12 pc
2,024.84 ly
-4 km/s
-0.002 arcsec/year
-0.008 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR5637

SAO242287
SAO242287

Visibility of HR5637 from your location

HR5637 is currently not visible from Greenwich, UK