HR5815 is a double sub-giant star in the constellation of Libra.
HR5815 visual magnitude is 6.5. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5815 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 HR5815:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5815
HR5815 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR5815 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5815 in the sky:
Visibility of HR5815 from your location
Today's HR5815 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5815
The image below is a photograph of HR5815 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 HR5815 is 0.022 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.014 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR5815 from the Sun and relative movement
HR5815 is distant 73.74 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 4 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR5815
HR5815 belongs to spectral class F6 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5815 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR5815 star system properties
HR5815 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR5815 double sysyem: