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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 5:01 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:06
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Below the horizon.  Rise: 12:21 | Tran: 20:41 | Set: 5:05
Alt: -4.67°   Az: 38.73°   Direction: North-East

HR5711 is a hypergiant star of spectral class K0 in the constellation of Serpens.

HR5711 visual magnitude is 6.39. Because of its faintness, HR5711 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.

HR5711 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 HR5711 star
DSS2 image of HR5711. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5711 during the next 10000 years (-4.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.33 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates


15h 22m 10s
+24° 52’ 14”
14h 53m 39s
06h 15m 50s


15h 21m 06s
+24° 57’ 28”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart HR5711 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5711.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5711 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5711. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR5711 is distant 555.37 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 2 kilometers per second.

170.36 pc
555.37 ly
-2 km/s
-0.026 arcsec/y
-0.026 "/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR5711 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 65.1°
Max altitude: 63.4°
Azimuth: 294.9°