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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:17
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Above the horizon.  Rise: 14:30 | Tran: 22:20 | Set: 6:13
Altitude: 42.3°   Azimuth: 112.4°   Direction: East-South-East

HR5692 is a giant star of spectral class G8 in the constellation of Serpens.

HR5692 visual magnitude is 5.7. Because of its faintness, HR5692 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 HR5692

Finder chart HR5692 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5692.

HR5692 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 HR5692 are provided in the following table:

15h 18m 24s
+20° 34’ 22”
Image of HR5692 star
DSS2 image of HR5692. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5692 during the next 10000 years (-2.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.33 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR5692


and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5692 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5692. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR5692 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5692 is distant 290.29 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 8 kilometers per second.

89.05 pc
290.29 ly
-8 km/s
-0.012 arcsec/year
-0.02 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR5692


Visibility of HR5692 from your location

Today's HR5692 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 69.4°
Max altitude: 59.1°
Azimuth: 290.6°