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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:11 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 21:00
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HR5663

Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Alt: -86.59°   Az: 14.27°   Direction: North-North-East

HR5663 is a double star of spectral class A3 in the constellation of Lupus.

HR5663 visual magnitude is 5.95. Because of its faintness, HR5663 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Image of HR5663 star
DSS2 image of HR5663. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5663 during the next 10000 years (3.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -5.33 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

15h 17m 37s
-48° 09’ 48”
12h 05m 02s
03h 22m 39s

J2000

15h 15m 53s
-48° 04’ 27”

Galactic Coordinates

326.37°
8.11°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR5663 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5663.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

5.95

2.38
A3
8086K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5663 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5663. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Star System Properties

HR5663 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR5663 double sysyem:

5.95
10.15
4.2
13.3 arcsec

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR5663 is distant 168.74 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.

51.76
168.74
-9 km/s
0.018 arcsec/y
-0.032"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO225590
SAO225590

Visibility from Your Location

HR5663 is currently not visible from Greenwich, UK