HR5846 is a double hypergiant star in the constellation of Lupus.
HR5846 visual magnitude is 5.94. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5846 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 HR5846:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5846
HR5846 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 HR5846 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5846 in the sky:
Visibility of HR5846 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5846
The image below is a photograph of HR5846 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 HR5846 is -0.028 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.047 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR5846 from the Sun and relative movement
HR5846 is distant 461.10 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 19 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR5846
HR5846 belongs to spectral class A0 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5846 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR5846 star system properties
HR5846 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR5846 double sysyem: