HR5816 is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Libra.
HR5816 visual magnitude is 6.48. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5816 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 HR5816:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5816
HR5816 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 HR5816 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5816 in the sky:
Visibility of HR5816 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5816
The image below is a photograph of HR5816 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 HR5816 is 0.028 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.018 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR5816 from the Sun and relative movement
HR5816 is distant 81.11 light years from the Sun
Spectral properties of HR5816
HR5816 belongs to spectral class F6 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5816 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR5816 star system properties
HR5816 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 HR5816 double sysyem: