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HR5637

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

HR5637 visual magnitude is 5.54. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5637 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 HR5637:

5.54
Supergiant
HR5637 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5637

HR5637 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. 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

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5637 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5637 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5637.

Visibility of HR5637 from your location

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

HR5637 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5637

The image below is a photograph of HR5637 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 HR5637 is -0.002 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.008 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

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);

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

Spectral properties of HR5637

HR5637 belongs to spectral class G2 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

Alternative designations of HR5637

SAO242287
SAO242287