HR5661 is a multiple hypergiant star in the constellation of Circinus.
HR5661 visual magnitude is 5.73. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5661 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 HR5661:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5661
HR5661 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 HR5661 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5661 in the sky:
Visibility of HR5661 from your location
HR5661 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5661
The image below is a photograph of HR5661 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 HR5661 is -0.026 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR5661 from the Sun and relative movement
HR5661 is distant 1,917.65 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 6 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR5661
HR5661 belongs to spectral class B0 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5661 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR5661 star system properties
HR5661 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR5661 double sysyem: