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HR5756 is a multiple main-sequence star in the constellation of Libra.

HR5756 visual magnitude is 6.22. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5756 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 HR5756:

HR5756 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5756

HR5756 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 HR5756 are provided in the following table:

15h 31m 43s
-20° 09’ 52”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5756 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5756 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5756.

Visibility of HR5756 from your location

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

Today's HR5756 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 110.2°
Max altitude: 18.4°
Azimuth: 249.8°
HR5756 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5756

The image below is a photograph of HR5756 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 HR5756 is -0.075 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.028 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5756 star
DSS2 image of HR5756. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5756 during the next 10000 years (-12.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5756 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5756 is distant 160.28 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 40 kilometers per second.

49.16 pc
160.28 ly
-40 km/s
-0.075 arcsec/year
-0.028 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5756

HR5756 belongs to spectral class A8 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5756 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5756. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5756