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Altitude: -68.0°   Azimuth: 150.9°   Direction: South-South-East

HR5713 is a variable and double giant star in the constellation of Triangulum Australe.

HR5713 visual magnitude is 5.89. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5713 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 HR5713:


HR5713 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -68.0°
Azimuth: 150.9°
Direction: South-South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5713

HR5713 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR5713 are provided in the following table:

15h 26m 14s
-68° 18’ 33”
Triangulum Australe

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5713 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5713 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5713.

Visibility of HR5713 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

HR5713 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5713

The image below is a photograph of HR5713 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 HR5713 is 0.121 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.011 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5713 star
DSS2 image of HR5713. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5713 during the next 1000 years (2.02 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.18 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5713 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5713 is distant 334.36 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 25 kilometers per second.

102.56 pc
334.36 ly
25 km/s
0.121 arcsec/year
0.011 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5713

HR5713 belongs to spectral class G8 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5713 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5713. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR5713 star system properties

HR5713 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 HR5713 double sysyem:

50 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR5713