HR5654 is a variable and double giant star in the constellation of Serpens.
HR5654 visual magnitude is 5.89. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5654 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 HR5654:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5654
HR5654 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR5654 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5654 in the sky:
Visibility of HR5654 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5654
The image below is a photograph of HR5654 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 HR5654 is -0.017 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.005 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR5654 from the Sun and relative movement
HR5654 is distant 829.52 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 35 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR5654
HR5654 belongs to spectral class M4 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5654 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR5654 star system properties
HR5654 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 HR5654 double sysyem: