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Altitude: -3.5°   Azimuth: 7.7°   Direction: North

HR5827 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Corona Borealis.

HR5827 visual magnitude is 6.11. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5827 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 HR5827:


HR5827 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -3.5°
Azimuth: 7.7°
Direction: North

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5827

HR5827 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR5827 are provided in the following table:

15h 38m 48s
+34° 40’ 29”
Corona Borealis

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5827 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5827 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5827.

Visibility of HR5827 from your location

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

Today's HR5827 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 55.3°
Max altitude: 73.2°
Azimuth: 304.7°

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5827

The image below is a photograph of HR5827 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 HR5827 is -0.006 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.016 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5827 star
DSS2 image of HR5827. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5827 during the next 10000 years (-1.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5827 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5827 is distant 459.80 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 4 kilometers per second.

141.04 pc
459.80 ly
4 km/s
-0.006 arcsec/year
-0.016 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5827

HR5827 belongs to spectral class K0


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5827 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5827. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5827