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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]


HR5745 is a giant star in the constellation of Serpens.

HR5745 visual magnitude is 6.02. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5745 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 HR5745:

HR5745 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5745

HR5745 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR5745 are provided in the following table:

15h 27m 38s
+25° 06’ 06”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5745 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5745 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5745.

Visibility of HR5745 from your location

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

Today's HR5745 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 64.9°
Max altitude: 63.6°
Azimuth: 295.1°
HR5745 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5745

The image below is a photograph of HR5745 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 HR5745 is 0.007 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.014 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5745 star
DSS2 image of HR5745. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5745 during the next 10000 years (1.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5745 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5745 is distant 785.54 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 7 kilometers per second.

240.96 pc
785.54 ly
-7 km/s
0.007 arcsec/year
-0.014 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5745

HR5745 belongs to spectral class M1


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5745 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5745. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5745