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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:44  
clear_day Transit: 11:48  
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Altitude: 56.5°   Azimuth: 99.3°   Direction: East

HR5769 is a giant star in the constellation of Corona Borealis.

HR5769 visual magnitude is 6.38. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5769 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 HR5769:


HR5769 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 56.5°
Azimuth: 99.3°
Direction: East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5769

HR5769 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 HR5769 are provided in the following table:

15h 31m 22s
+36° 36’ 59”
Corona Borealis

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5769 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5769 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5769.

Visibility of HR5769 from your location

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

Today's HR5769 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 53.4°
Max altitude: 75.1°
Azimuth: 306.6°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5769

The image below is a photograph of HR5769 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 HR5769 is 0.006 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.031 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5769 star
DSS2 image of HR5769. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5769 during the next 10000 years (1.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -5.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5769 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5769 is distant 225.29 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 50 kilometers per second.

69.11 pc
225.29 ly
-50 km/s
0.006 arcsec/year
-0.031 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5769

HR5769 belongs to spectral class F6 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5769 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5769. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5769