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Altitude: -27.4°   Azimuth: 169.2°   Direction: South

HR5725 is a giant star in the constellation of Triangulum Australe.

HR5725 visual magnitude is 5.71. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5725 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 HR5725:


HR5725 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -27.4°
Azimuth: 169.2°
Direction: South

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5725

HR5725 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 HR5725 are provided in the following table:

15h 27m 33s
-64° 31’ 53”
Triangulum Australe

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5725 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5725 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5725.

Visibility of HR5725 from your location

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

HR5725 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5725

The image below is a photograph of HR5725 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 HR5725 is -0.015 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.019 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5725 star
DSS2 image of HR5725. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5725 during the next 10000 years (-2.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5725 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5725 is distant 679.17 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.

208.33 pc
679.17 ly
-9 km/s
-0.015 arcsec/year
-0.019 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5725

HR5725 belongs to spectral class K5 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5725 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5725. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5725