HR5851 is a double giant star in the constellation of Triangulum Australe.
HR5851 visual magnitude is 6.18. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5851 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 HR5851:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5851
HR5851 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR5851 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5851 in the sky:
Visibility of HR5851 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR5851 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5851
The image below is a photograph of HR5851 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 HR5851 is -0.005 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.042 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR5851 from the Sun and relative movement
HR5851 is distant 405.98 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 30 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR5851
HR5851 belongs to spectral class A5 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5851 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR5851 star system properties
HR5851 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of medium or large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR5851 double sysyem: