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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:17
wb_twilight   (Nautical Twilight)   What's Visible Now?


Above the horizon.  Rise: 17:14 | Tran: 22:43 | Set: 4:17
Altitude: 7.5°   Azimuth: 250.9°   Direction: West-South-West

HR5779 is a main-sequence star of spectral class F7 in the constellation of Libra.

HR5779 visual magnitude is 6.51. Because of its faintness, HR5779 is not visible to the naked eye.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5779

Finder chart HR5779 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5779.

HR5779 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 HR5779 are provided in the following table:

15h 34m 20s
-05° 41’ 42”
Image of HR5779 star
DSS2 image of HR5779. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5779 during the next 1000 years (-1.58 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.18 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR5779


and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5779 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5779. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR5779 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5779 is distant 81.95 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 38 kilometers per second.

25.14 pc
81.95 ly
-38 km/s
-0.095 arcsec/year
0.011 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR5779


Visibility of HR5779 from your location

Today's HR5779 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 95.7°
Max altitude: 32.8°
Azimuth: 264.3°