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Altitude: -31.9°   Azimuth: 113.4°   Direction: East-South-East

HR5751 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Lupus.

HR5751 visual magnitude is 6.25. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5751 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 HR5751:


HR5751 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -31.9°
Azimuth: 113.4°
Direction: East-South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5751

HR5751 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 HR5751 are provided in the following table:

15h 32m 04s
-38° 37’ 23”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5751 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5751 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5751.

Visibility of HR5751 from your location

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

HR5751 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5751

The image below is a photograph of HR5751 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 HR5751 is -0.026 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.089 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5751 star
DSS2 image of HR5751. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5751 during the next 10000 years (-4.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -14.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5751 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5751 is distant 174.89 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 1 kilometers per second.

53.65 pc
174.89 ly
-1 km/s
-0.026 arcsec/year
-0.089 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5751

HR5751 belongs to spectral class A7 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5751 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5751. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5751