HR5738 is a double bright giant star in the constellation of Lupus.
HR5738 visual magnitude is 6.1. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5738 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 HR5738:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5738
HR5738 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR5738 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5738 in the sky:
Visibility of HR5738 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR5738 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5738
The image below is a photograph of HR5738 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 HR5738 is -0.007 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.005 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR5738 from the Sun and relative movement
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.
Spectral properties of HR5738
HR5738 belongs to spectral class G2 and has a luminosity class of II corresponding to a bright giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5738 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR5738 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: