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HR5742

HR5742 is a giant star in the constellation of Lupus.

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

5.24
Giant
HR5742 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5742

HR5742 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 HR5742 are provided in the following table:

15h 29m 24s
-46° 43’ 58”
329.05°
7.97°
Lupus

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5742 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5742 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5742.

Visibility of HR5742 from your location

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

HR5742 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5742

The image below is a photograph of HR5742 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 HR5742 is -0.01 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.

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);

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

Spectral properties of HR5742

HR5742 belongs to spectral class K4 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

-1.93
K4III
3465K

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

Alternative designations of HR5742

SAO225825
SAO225825