HR5819 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Libra.
HR5819 visual magnitude is 6.34. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5819 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 HR5819:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5819
HR5819 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 HR5819 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5819 in the sky:
Visibility of HR5819 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5819
The image below is a photograph of HR5819 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 HR5819 is -0.036 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.029 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR5819 from the Sun and relative movement
HR5819 is distant 305.53 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR5819
HR5819 belongs to spectral class A0 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5819 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.