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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:43 
Transit: 13:01 
Sunset: 21:18
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HR5678

Below the horizon.  Rise: 18:04 | Tran: 21:58 | Set: 1:56
Altitude: -60.7°   Azimuth: 8.7°   Direction: North

HR5678 is a giant star of spectral class K5 in the constellation of Libra.

HR5678 visual magnitude is 5.5. Because of its faintness, HR5678 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.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5678

Finder chart HR5678 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5678.

HR5678 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 HR5678 are provided in the following table:

15h 16m 23s
-22° 23’ 57”
341.76°
29.34°
Libra
Image of HR5678 star
DSS2 image of HR5678. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5678 during the next 10000 years (-5.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.50 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR5678

5.5
Giant

and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

-0.43
K5III
3983K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5678 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5678. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR5678 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5678 is distant 500.00 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 5 kilometers per second.

153.37 pc
500.00 ly
-5 km/s
-0.034 arcsec/year
0.003 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR5678

SAO183328
SAO183328

Visibility of HR5678 from your location

Today's HR5678 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 112.4°
Max altitude: 16.1°
Azimuth: 247.6°