HR5841 is a variable giant star in the constellation of Draco.
HR5841 visual magnitude is 6.45. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5841 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 HR5841:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5841
HR5841 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 HR5841 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5841 in the sky:
Visibility of HR5841 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR5841 is circumpolar and transits at 22:50 UTC (altitude: 83.6°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5841
The image below is a photograph of HR5841 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 HR5841 is -0.005 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.011 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR5841 from the Sun and relative movement
HR5841 is distant 442.93 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 8 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR5841
HR5841 belongs to spectral class K1 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5841 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.