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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:58 
Sunset: 21:15
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Below the horizon.  Rise: 18:50 | Tran: 22:55 | Set: 3:04
Altitude: -28.3°   Azimuth: 88.2°   Direction: East

HR5749 is a variable star of spectral class A5 in the constellation of Libra.

HR5749 visual magnitude is 6.22. Because of its faintness, HR5749 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 HR5749

Finder chart HR5749 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5749.

HR5749 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 HR5749 are provided in the following table:

15h 30m 36s
-20° 43’ 41”
Image of HR5749 star
DSS2 image of HR5749. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5749 during the next 10000 years (2.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.17 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR5749



The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5749 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5749. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR5749 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5749 is distant 234.03 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 11 kilometers per second.

71.79 pc
234.03 ly
-11 km/s
0.014 arcsec/year
-0.019 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR5749


Visibility of HR5749 from your location

Today's HR5749 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 110.7°
Max altitude: 17.8°
Azimuth: 249.3°