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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:14 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:58
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HR5738

Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Alt: -37.98°   Az: 128.13°   Direction: South-East

HR5738 is a double bright giant star of spectral class G2 in the constellation of Lupus.

HR5738 visual magnitude is 6.1. Because of its faintness, HR5738 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.

Image of HR5738 star
DSS2 image of HR5738. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5738 during the next 100000 years (-11.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 8.33 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

15h 30m 15s
-51° 40’ 51”
17h 59m 05s
09h 29m 21s

J2000

15h 28m 27s
-51° 35’ 50”

Galactic Coordinates

326.14°
4.06°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR5738 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5738.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

6.1
Bright giant

-2.21
G2II
4537K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5738 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5738. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Star System Properties

HR5738 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 HR5738 double sysyem:

6.1
12.4
6.3
13.3 arcsec

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR5738 is distant 1,495.41 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 16 kilometers per second.

458.72
1,495.41
-16 km/s
-0.007 arcsec/y
0.005"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO242569
SAO242569

Visibility from Your Location

HR5738 is currently not visible from Greenwich, UK