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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:43 
Transit: 13:01 
Sunset: 21:18
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Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Altitude: -31.6°   Azimuth: 233.1°   Direction: South-West

HR5742 is a giant star of spectral class K4 in the constellation of Lupus.

HR5742 visual magnitude is 5.24. Because of its faintness, HR5742 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.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5742

Finder chart HR5742 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5742.

HR5742 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 HR5742 are provided in the following table:

15h 29m 24s
-46° 43’ 58”
Image of HR5742 star
DSS2 image of HR5742. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5742 during the next 10000 years (-1.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.00 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR5742


and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5742 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5742. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR5742 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5742 is distant 885.87 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 28 kilometers per second.

271.74 pc
885.87 ly
-28 km/s
-0.01 arcsec/year
-0.006 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR5742


Visibility of HR5742 from your location

HR5742 is currently not visible from Greenwich, UK