We use cookies to deliver essential features and to measure their performance. Learn more.
Support TheSkyLive! Donate Now!
public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:14 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:58
sunny   (Daytime)   What's Visible Now?
All Constellations » Serpens » 

HR5796

Below the horizon.  Rise: 13:29 | Tran: 20:25 | Set: 3:24
Alt: -17.16°   Az: 44.45°   Direction: North-East

HR5796 is a giant star of spectral class K0 in the constellation of Serpens.

HR5796 visual magnitude is 6.07. Because of its faintness, HR5796 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Image of HR5796 star
DSS2 image of HR5796. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5796 during the next 10000 years (-5.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.00 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

15h 37m 03s
+11° 11’ 07”
14h 52m 02s
06h 29m 05s

J2000

15h 35m 53s
+11° 15’ 56”

Galactic Coordinates

18.74°
48.3°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR5796 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5796.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

6.07
Giant

-0.61
K0
4537K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5796 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5796. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR5796 is distant 705.63 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 26 kilometers per second.

216.45
705.63
-26 km/s
-0.03 arcsec/y
-0.012"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO101634
SAO101634

Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR5796 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 78.8°
Max altitude: 49.7°
Azimuth: 281.2°