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HR5680 is a multiple giant star in the constellation of Circinus.

HR5680 visual magnitude is 5.46. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5680 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 HR5680:

HR5680 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5680

HR5680 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 HR5680 are provided in the following table:

15h 18m 48s
-60° 29’ 47”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5680 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5680 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5680.

Visibility of HR5680 from your location

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

HR5680 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5680

The image below is a photograph of HR5680 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 HR5680 is -0.027 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.002 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5680 star
DSS2 image of HR5680. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5680 during the next 10000 years (-4.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5680 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5680 is distant 163,000.00 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 3 kilometers per second.

50,000.00 pc
163,000.00 ly
-3 km/s
-0.027 arcsec/year
-0.002 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5680

HR5680 belongs to spectral class O7 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5680 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5680. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR5680 star system properties

HR5680 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 HR5680 double sysyem:

44.5 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR5680