HR5696 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Lupus.
HR5696 visual magnitude is 6.2. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5696 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 HR5696:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5696
HR5696 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 HR5696 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5696 in the sky:
Visibility of HR5696 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR5696 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5696
The image below is a photograph of HR5696 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 HR5696 is -0.01 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.032 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR5696 from the Sun and relative movement
HR5696 is distant 318.67 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 4 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR5696
HR5696 belongs to spectral class A1 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5696 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.