HR5844 is a giant star in the constellation of Ursa Minor.
HR5844 visual magnitude is 5.62. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5844 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 HR5844:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5844
HR5844 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR5844 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5844 in the sky:
Visibility of HR5844 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR5844 is circumpolar and transits at 22:53 UTC (altitude: 72.2°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5844
The image below is a photograph of HR5844 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 HR5844 is -0.047 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.058 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR5844 from the Sun and relative movement
HR5844 is distant 881.08 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 29 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR5844
HR5844 belongs to spectral class K5 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5844 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.