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HR5755 is a giant star in the constellation of Draco.

HR5755 visual magnitude is 5.9. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5755 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 HR5755:

HR5755 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt. Altitude: 45°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5755

HR5755 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR5755 are provided in the following table:

15h 27m 51s
+60° 40’ 13”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5755 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5755 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5755.

Visibility of HR5755 from your location

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

HR5755 is circumpolar and transits at 22:55 UTC (altitude: 80.8°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5755

The image below is a photograph of HR5755 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 HR5755 is -0.019 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.002 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5755 star
DSS2 image of HR5755. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5755 during the next 10000 years (-3.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5755 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5755 is distant 594.89 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 47 kilometers per second.

182.48 pc
594.89 ly
-47 km/s
-0.019 arcsec/year
-0.002 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5755

HR5755 belongs to spectral class K5 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5755 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5755. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5755