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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
🌅 Sunrise: 5:54  ☀️ Transit: 12:05  🌅 Sunset: 18:16


HR5689 is a giant star in the constellation of Lupus.

HR5689 visual magnitude is 6.2. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5689 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 HR5689:

HR5689 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5689

HR5689 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 HR5689 are provided in the following table:

15h 19m 31s
-37° 05’ 48”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5689 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5689 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5689.

Visibility of HR5689 from your location

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

Today's HR5689 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 127.1°
Max altitude: 1.4°
Azimuth: 232.9°
HR5689 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5689

The image below is a photograph of HR5689 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 HR5689 is -0.092 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.124 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5689 star
DSS2 image of HR5689. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5689 during the next 1000 years (-1.53 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.07 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5689 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5689 is distant 385.34 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 11 kilometers per second.

118.20 pc
385.34 ly
11 km/s
-0.092 arcsec/year
-0.124 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5689

HR5689 belongs to spectral class G6 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5689 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5689. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5689