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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 6:44  
clear_day Transit: 12:51  
SunsetSet: 18:57 south
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Altitude: -27.0°   Azimuth: 244.0°   Direction: West-South-West

HR5736 is a multiple main-sequence star in the constellation of Lupus.

HR5736 visual magnitude is 5.45. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5736 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 HR5736:


HR5736 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -27.0°
Azimuth: 244.0°
Direction: West-South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5736

HR5736 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 HR5736 are provided in the following table:

15h 27m 18s
-36° 46’ 04”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5736 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5736 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5736.

Visibility of HR5736 from your location

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

Today's HR5736 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 126.8°
Max altitude: 1.8°
Azimuth: 233.2°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5736

The image below is a photograph of HR5736 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 HR5736 is -0.012 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.035 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5736 star
DSS2 image of HR5736. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5736 during the next 10000 years (-2.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -5.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5736 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5736 is distant 418.49 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 4 kilometers per second.

128.37 pc
418.49 ly
4 km/s
-0.012 arcsec/year
-0.035 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5736

HR5736 belongs to spectral class B4 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5736 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5736. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR5736 star system properties

HR5736 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 HR5736 double sysyem:

30 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR5736