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HR5690

HR5690 is a giant star in the constellation of Serpens.

HR5690 visual magnitude is 5.89. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5690 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 HR5690:

5.89
Giant
HR5690 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 4°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5690

HR5690 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 HR5690 are provided in the following table:

15h 18m 26s
-00° 27’ 41”
1.02°
45.19°
Serpens

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5690 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5690 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5690.

Visibility of HR5690 from your location

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

Today's HR5690 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 90.5°
Max altitude: 38.1°
Azimuth: 269.5°
HR5690 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5690

The image below is a photograph of HR5690 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 HR5690 is 0.006 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.007 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5690 star
DSS2 image of HR5690. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5690 during the next 100000 years (10.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -11.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5690 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5690 is distant 978.98 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 13 kilometers per second.

300.30 pc
978.98 ly
-13 km/s
0.006 arcsec/year
-0.007 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5690

HR5690 belongs to spectral class K5 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

-1.50
K5III
3779K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5690 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5690. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5690

SAO140444
SAO140444