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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
🌅 Sunrise: 6:41  ☀️ Transit: 13:03  🌅 Sunset: 19:26


HR5792 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Triangulum Australe.

HR5792 visual magnitude is 6.44. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5792 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 HR5792:

HR5792 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5792

HR5792 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 HR5792 are provided in the following table:

15h 40m 11s
-70° 13’ 40”
Triangulum Australe

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5792 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5792 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5792.

Visibility of HR5792 from your location

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

HR5792 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5792

The image below is a photograph of HR5792 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 HR5792 is -0.049 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.06 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5792 star
DSS2 image of HR5792. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5792 during the next 10000 years (-8.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -10.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5792 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5792 is distant 251.93 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 2 kilometers per second.

77.28 pc
251.93 ly
-2 km/s
-0.049 arcsec/year
-0.06 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5792

HR5792 belongs to spectral class A1 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5792 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5792. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5792