HR5731 is a variable hypergiant star in the constellation of Draco.
HR5731 visual magnitude is 5.98. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5731 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 HR5731:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5731
HR5731 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR5731 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5731 in the sky:
Visibility of HR5731 from your location
HR5731 is circumpolar and transits at 10:26 UTC (altitude: 79.4°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5731
The image below is a photograph of HR5731 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 HR5731 is 0.01 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.034 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR5731 from the Sun and relative movement
HR5731 is distant 461.10 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 24 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR5731
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5731 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.