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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

HR5759

HR5759 is a star in the constellation of Draco.

HR5759 visual magnitude is 6.43. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5759 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 HR5759:

6.43
HR5759 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 27°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5759

HR5759 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR5759 are provided in the following table:

15h 28m 56s
+55° 11’ 42”
88.57°
50.09°
Draco

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5759 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5759 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5759.

Visibility of HR5759 from your location

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

HR5759 is circumpolar and transits at 06:20 UTC (altitude: 86.3°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5759

The image below is a photograph of HR5759 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 HR5759 is -0.007 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.036 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5759 star
DSS2 image of HR5759. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5759 during the next 10000 years (-1.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and 6.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5759 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5759 is distant 299.36 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 7 kilometers per second.

91.83 pc
299.36 ly
-7 km/s
-0.007 arcsec/year
0.036 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5759

HR5759 belongs to spectral class A3

1.62
A3
9226K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5759 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5759. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5759

SAO29540
SAO29540