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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:43 
Transit: 13:01 
Sunset: 21:18
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Above the horizon.  Rise: 19:45 | Tran: 22:26 | Set: 1:10
Altitude: 4.9°   Azimuth: 199.6°   Direction: South-South-West

HR5822 is a giant star of spectral class K2 in the constellation of Lupus.

HR5822 visual magnitude is 6.34. Because of its faintness, HR5822 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 HR5822

Finder chart HR5822 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5822.

HR5822 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR5822 are provided in the following table:

15h 40m 15s
-31° 12’ 48”
Image of HR5822 star
DSS2 image of HR5822. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5822 during the next 10000 years (-10.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.33 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR5822


and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5822 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5822. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR5822 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5822 is distant 635.48 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 22 kilometers per second.

194.93 pc
635.48 ly
-22 km/s
-0.061 arcsec/year
-0.02 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR5822


Visibility of HR5822 from your location

Today's HR5822 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 121.2°
Max altitude: 7.3°
Azimuth: 238.8°