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HR5837

HR5837 is a giant star in the constellation of Lupus.

HR5837 visual magnitude is 5.24. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5837 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 HR5837:

5.24
Giant
HR5837 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5837

HR5837 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR5837 are provided in the following table:

15h 42m 38s
-37° 25’ 29”
336.71°
13.97°
Lupus

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5837 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5837 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5837.

Visibility of HR5837 from your location

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

Today's HR5837 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 127.4°
Max altitude: 1.1°
Azimuth: 232.6°
HR5837 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5837

The image below is a photograph of HR5837 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 HR5837 is -0.048 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.021 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5837 star
DSS2 image of HR5837. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5837 during the next 10000 years (-8.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5837 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5837 is distant 270.76 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 16 kilometers per second.

83.06 pc
270.76 ly
-16 km/s
-0.048 arcsec/year
-0.021 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5837

HR5837 belongs to spectral class G8 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

0.64
G8III
4791K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5837 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5837. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5837

SAO206887
SAO206887