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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:43 
Transit: 13:01 
Sunset: 21:18
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HR5687

Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Altitude: -19.5°   Azimuth: 228.1°   Direction: South-West

HR5687 is a variable main-sequence star of spectral class B7 in the constellation of Lupus.

HR5687 visual magnitude is 5.59. Because of its faintness, HR5687 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 HR5687

Finder chart HR5687 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5687.

HR5687 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 HR5687 are provided in the following table:

15h 18m 56s
-40° 47’ 17”
330.85°
13.95°
Lupus
Image of HR5687 star
DSS2 image of HR5687. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5687 during the next 10000 years (-2.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR5687

5.59
Main-sequence

and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

-0.40
B7V
11573K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5687 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5687. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR5687 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5687 is distant 514.20 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 11 kilometers per second.

157.73 pc
514.20 ly
11 km/s
-0.014 arcsec/year
-0.024 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR5687

SAO225647
SAO225647

Visibility of HR5687 from your location

HR5687 is currently not visible from Greenwich, UK