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Altitude: -3.1°   Azimuth: 183.9°   Direction: South

HR5667 is a supergiant star in the constellation of Lupus.

HR5667 visual magnitude is 5.16. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5667 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 HR5667:


HR5667 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -3.1°
Azimuth: 183.9°
Direction: South

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5667

HR5667 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 HR5667 are provided in the following table:

15h 16m 04s
-41° 29’ 27”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5667 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5667 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5667.

Visibility of HR5667 from your location

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

HR5667 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5667

The image below is a photograph of HR5667 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 HR5667 is -0.005 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.006 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5667 star
DSS2 image of HR5667. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5667 during the next 100000 years (-8.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -10.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5667 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5667 is distant 1,283.46 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 27 kilometers per second.

393.70 pc
1,283.46 ly
-27 km/s
-0.005 arcsec/year
-0.006 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5667

HR5667 belongs to spectral class G5 and has a luminosity class of I corresponding to a supergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5667 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5667. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5667