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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:51  
clear_day Transit: 11:50  
SunsetSet: 15:49 south
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Altitude: -16.4°   Azimuth: 108.1°   Direction: East-South-East

HR5655 is a star in the constellation of Libra.

HR5655 visual magnitude is 6.47. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5655 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 HR5655:


HR5655 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -16.4°
Azimuth: 108.1°
Direction: East-South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5655

HR5655 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 HR5655 are provided in the following table:

15h 13m 17s
-24° 00’ 29”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5655 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5655 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5655.

Visibility of HR5655 from your location

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

Today's HR5655 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 114.0°
Max altitude: 14.5°
Azimuth: 246.0°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5655

The image below is a photograph of HR5655 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 HR5655 is -0.011 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.02 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5655 star
DSS2 image of HR5655. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5655 during the next 10000 years (-1.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5655 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5655 is distant 412.14 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 3 kilometers per second.

126.42 pc
412.14 ly
3 km/s
-0.011 arcsec/year
-0.02 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5655

HR5655 belongs to spectral class B9


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5655 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5655. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5655