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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:57 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:10
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Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Altitude: -30.1°   Azimuth: 120.6°   Direction: East-South-East

HR5846 is a double hypergiant star of spectral class A0 in the constellation of Lupus.

HR5846 visual magnitude is 5.94. Because of its faintness, HR5846 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5846

Finder chart HR5846 star
Simplified finder chart for 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:

15h 44m 22s
-41° 49’ 09”
Image of HR5846 star
DSS2 image of HR5846. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5846 during the next 10000 years (-4.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -7.83 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR5846


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.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5846. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

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:

3.7 arcsec

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.

141.44 pc
461.10 ly
19 km/s
-0.028 arcsec/year
-0.047 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR5846


Visibility of HR5846 from your location

HR5846 is currently not visible from Greenwich, UK