HR5847 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Libra.
HR5847 visual magnitude is 6.31. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5847 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 HR5847:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5847
HR5847 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR5847 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5847 in the sky:
Visibility of HR5847 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5847
The image below is a photograph of HR5847 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 HR5847 is -0.004 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.096 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR5847 from the Sun and relative movement
HR5847 is distant 410.58 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 21 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR5847
HR5847 belongs to spectral class K0 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5847 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.