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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:40  
clear_day Transit: 12:10  
SunsetSet: 17:41
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Altitude: 0.6°   Azimuth: 207.2°   Direction: South-South-West

HR5790 is a variable main-sequence star in the constellation of Lupus.

HR5790 visual magnitude is 6.24. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5790 should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR5790 is -0.016 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.017 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5790 star
DSS2 image of HR5790. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5790 during the next 10000 years (-2.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.83 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR5790


HR5790 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 0.6°
Azimuth: 207.2°
Direction: South-South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5790

HR5790 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 HR5790 are provided in the following table:

15h 36m 11s
-33° 05’ 34”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5790 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5790 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5790.

Visibility of HR5790 from your location

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

Today's HR5790 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 123.1°
Max altitude: 5.4°
Azimuth: 236.9°

Distance of HR5790 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5790 is distant 366.70 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 4 kilometers per second.

112.49 pc
366.70 ly
-4 km/s
-0.016 arcsec/year
-0.017 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5790

HR5790 belongs to spectral class B8 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5790 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5790. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5790