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Altitude: -26.5°   Azimuth: 129.4°   Direction: South-East

HR5825 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Lupus.

HR5825 visual magnitude is 4.64. Because of its moderate brightness, HR5825 should be easily visible from locations with dark skyes, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skyes affected by light pollution.

The table below summarizes the key facts about HR5825:


HR5825 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -26.5°
Azimuth: 129.4°
Direction: South-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5825

HR5825 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 HR5825 are provided in the following table:

15h 41m 11s
-44° 39’ 39”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5825 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5825 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5825.

Visibility of HR5825 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

HR5825 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5825

The image below is a photograph of HR5825 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 HR5825 is -0.177 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.262 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5825 star
DSS2 image of HR5825. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5825 during the next 1000 years (-2.95 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.37 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5825 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5825 is distant 57.10 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 5 kilometers per second.

17.52 pc
57.10 ly
-5 km/s
-0.177 arcsec/year
-0.262 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5825

HR5825 belongs to spectral class F5 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5825 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5825. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5825