HR5697 is a double hypergiant star in the constellation of Lupus.
HR5697 visual magnitude is 6.48. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5697 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 HR5697:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5697
HR5697 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 HR5697 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5697 in the sky:
Visibility of HR5697 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5697
The image below is a photograph of HR5697 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 HR5697 is -0.013 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.041 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR5697 from the Sun and relative movement
HR5697 is distant 402.47 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 7 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR5697
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5697 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR5697 star system properties
HR5697 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR5697 double sysyem: