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HR5779

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

HR5779 visual magnitude is 6.51. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5779 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 HR5779:

6.51
Main-sequence
HR5779 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 7°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 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”
359.28°
38.75°
Libra

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5779 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5779 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5779.

Visibility of HR5779 from your location

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

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

Azimuth: 95.7°
Max altitude: 32.8°
Azimuth: 264.3°
HR5779 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5779

The image below is a photograph of HR5779 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 HR5779 is -0.095 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.011 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

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);

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

Spectral properties of HR5779

HR5779 belongs to spectral class F7 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

4.51
F7V
6047K

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

Alternative designations of HR5779

SAO140613
SAO140613