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Altitude: -44.1°   Azimuth: 197.6°   Direction: South-South-West

HR5786 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Apus.

HR5786 visual magnitude is 5.95. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5786 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 HR5786:


HR5786 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -44.1°
Azimuth: 197.6°
Direction: South-South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5786

HR5786 is situated close to the southern celestial pole and, as such, it is easilty visible for most part of the year from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR5786 are provided in the following table:

15h 41m 54s
-76° 04’ 54”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5786 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5786 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5786.

Visibility of HR5786 from your location

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

HR5786 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5786

The image below is a photograph of HR5786 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 HR5786 is -0.018 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.041 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5786 star
DSS2 image of HR5786. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5786 during the next 10000 years (-3.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -6.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5786 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5786 is distant 376.88 light years from the Sun

115.61 pc
376.88 ly
-0.018 arcsec/year
-0.041 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5786

HR5786 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 HR5786 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5786. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5786