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HR5678

HR5678 is a giant star in the constellation of Libra.

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

5.5
Giant
HR5678 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 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

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5678 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5678 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5678.

Visibility of HR5678 from your location

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

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

Azimuth: 112.4°
Max altitude: 16.1°
Azimuth: 247.6°
HR5678 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5678

The image below is a photograph of HR5678 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 HR5678 is -0.034 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.003 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

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);

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

Spectral properties of HR5678

HR5678 belongs to spectral class K5 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

Alternative designations of HR5678

SAO183328
SAO183328