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Altitude: -62.8°   Azimuth: 277.8°   Direction: West

HR5682 is a star in the constellation of Lupus.

HR5682 visual magnitude is 6.28. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5682 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 HR5682:


HR5682 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -62.8°
Azimuth: 277.8°
Direction: West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5682

HR5682 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 HR5682 are provided in the following table:

15h 18m 09s
-41° 03’ 38”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5682 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5682 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5682.

Visibility of HR5682 from your location

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

HR5682 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5682

The image below is a photograph of HR5682 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 HR5682 is 0.028 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.007 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5682 star
DSS2 image of HR5682. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5682 during the next 10000 years (4.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5682 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5682 is distant 261.85 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 6 kilometers per second.

80.32 pc
261.85 ly
-6 km/s
0.028 arcsec/year
0.007 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5682

HR5682 belongs to spectral class A HR5682 is also a so called metallic star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5682 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5682. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5682