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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:07 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 21:04
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HR5707

Below the horizon.  Rise: 15:01 | Tran: 20:30 | Set: 2:02
Alt: -10.54°   Az: 273.75°   Direction: West

HR5707 is a double giant star of spectral class K1 in the constellation of Libra.

HR5707 visual magnitude is 5.54. Because of its faintness, HR5707 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.

HR5707 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year.

Image of HR5707 star
DSS2 image of HR5707. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5707 during the next 10000 years (-8.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.33 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

15h 22m 25s
-05° 54’ 42”
06h 38m 00s
22h 00m 26s

J2000

15h 21m 07s
-05° 49’ 28”

Galactic Coordinates

356.23°
41.06°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR5707 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5707.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

5.54
Giant

0.96
K1III
4649K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5707 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5707. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Star System Properties

HR5707 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR5707 double sysyem:

5.54
12.64
7.1
12.2 arcsec

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR5707 is distant 268.53 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 33 kilometers per second.

82.37 pc
268.53 ly
-33 km/s
-0.05 arcsec/y
-0.008 "/y

Alternative Designations

SAO140474
SAO140474

Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR5707 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 95.9°
Max altitude: 32.6°
Azimuth: 264.1°