HR5850 is a double giant star in the constellation of Serpens.
HR5850 visual magnitude is 6.48. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5850 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 HR5850:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5850
HR5850 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 HR5850 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5850 in the sky:
Visibility of HR5850 from your location
Today's HR5850 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5850
The image below is a photograph of HR5850 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 HR5850 is -0.01 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.032 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR5850 from the Sun and relative movement
HR5850 is distant 629.34 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 10 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR5850
HR5850 belongs to spectral class G5 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5850 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR5850 star system properties
HR5850 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR5850 double sysyem: