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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:16
sunny   (Daytime)   What's Visible Now?


Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Altitude: 38.9°   Azimuth: 310.8°   Direction: North-West

HR5811 is a giant star of spectral class K4 in the constellation of Draco.

HR5811 visual magnitude is 5.97. Because of its faintness, HR5811 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.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5811

Finder chart HR5811 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5811.

HR5811 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR5811 are provided in the following table:

15h 35m 16s
+53° 55’ 18”
Image of HR5811 star
DSS2 image of HR5811. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5811 during the next 10000 years (-1.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.67 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR5811



The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5811 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5811. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR5811 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5811 is distant 395.63 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 10 kilometers per second.

121.36 pc
395.63 ly
-10 km/s
-0.011 arcsec/year
-0.004 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR5811


Visibility of HR5811 from your location

HR5811 is circumpolar and transits at 21:56 UTC (altitude: 87.6°)