HR5740 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Serpens.
HR5740 visual magnitude is 6.27. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5740 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 HR5740:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5740
HR5740 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR5740 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5740 in the sky:
Visibility of HR5740 from your location
Today's HR5740 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5740
The image below is a photograph of HR5740 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 HR5740 is -0.057 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.006 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR5740 from the Sun and relative movement
HR5740 is distant 136.12 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 3 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR5740
HR5740 belongs to spectral class G0 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5740 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.