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HR5790

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 skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.

The table below summarizes the key facts about HR5790:

6.24
Main-sequence
HR5790 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

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 emisphere. 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”
338.43°
18.19°
Lupus

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 [change]
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 [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 123.1°
Max altitude: 5.4°
Azimuth: 236.9°
HR5790 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5790

The image below is a photograph of HR5790 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 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);

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.

0.98
B8V
10125K

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

SAO206795
SAO206795