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Altitude: -6.2°   Azimuth: 184.7°   Direction: South

HR5651 is a variable sub-giant star in the constellation of Lupus.

HR5651 visual magnitude is 4.82. Because of its moderate brightness, HR5651 should be easily visible from locations with dark skies, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR5651 is -0.034 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.028 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5651 star
DSS2 image of HR5651. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5651 during the next 10000 years (-5.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.67 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR5651


HR5651 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -6.2°
Azimuth: 184.7°
Direction: South

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5651

HR5651 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 HR5651 are provided in the following table:

15h 12m 49s
-44° 30’ 02”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5651 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5651 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5651.

Visibility of HR5651 from your location

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

HR5651 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Distance of HR5651 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5651 is distant 454.04 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 14 kilometers per second.

139.28 pc
454.04 ly
14 km/s
-0.034 arcsec/year
-0.028 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5651

HR5651 belongs to spectral class B3 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5651 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5651. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5651