HR5757 is a giant star in the constellation of Apus.
HR5757 visual magnitude is 6.18. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5757 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 HR5757:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5757
HR5757 is situated close to the southern celestial pole and, as such, it is easilty visible for most part of the year from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR5757 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5757 in the sky:
Visibility of HR5757 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR5757 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5757
The image below is a photograph of HR5757 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 HR5757 is -0.085 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.123 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR5757 from the Sun and relative movement
HR5757 is distant 339.23 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 13 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR5757
HR5757 belongs to spectral class K2 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5757 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.