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Altitude: -5.3°   Azimuth: 205.0°   Direction: South-South-West

HR5773 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Lupus.

HR5773 visual magnitude is 6.36. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5773 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 HR5773:


HR5773 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -5.3°
Azimuth: 205.0°
Direction: South-South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5773

HR5773 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR5773 are provided in the following table:

15h 34m 20s
-39° 20’ 57”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5773 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5773 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5773.

Visibility of HR5773 from your location

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

HR5773 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5773

The image below is a photograph of HR5773 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 HR5773 is -0.028 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.047 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5773 star
DSS2 image of HR5773. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5773 during the next 10000 years (-4.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -7.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5773 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5773 is distant 364.25 light years from the Sun

111.73 pc
364.25 ly
-0.028 arcsec/year
-0.047 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5773

HR5773 belongs to spectral class B9 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5773 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5773. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5773