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HR5780

HR5780 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Libra.

HR5780 visual magnitude is 5.17. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5780 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 HR5780:

5.17
Sub-giant
HR5780 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 25°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5780

HR5780 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 HR5780 are provided in the following table:

15h 34m 26s
-09° 10’ 59”
356.08°
36.36°
Libra

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5780 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5780 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5780.

Visibility of HR5780 from your location

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

Today's HR5780 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 99.2°
Max altitude: 29.3°
Azimuth: 260.8°
HR5780 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5780

The image below is a photograph of HR5780 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 HR5780 is -0.016 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.023 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5780 star
DSS2 image of HR5780. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5780 during the next 10000 years (-2.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5780 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5780 is distant 350.54 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 2 kilometers per second.

107.53 pc
350.54 ly
-2 km/s
-0.016 arcsec/year
-0.023 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5780

HR5780 belongs to spectral class B6 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.

0.01
B6IV
11407K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5780 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5780. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5780

SAO140614
SAO140614