HR5856 is a multiple sub-giant star in the constellation of Libra.
HR5856 visual magnitude is 6.51. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5856 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 HR5856:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5856
HR5856 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 HR5856 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5856 in the sky:
Visibility of HR5856 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR5856 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 HR5856
The image below is a photograph of HR5856 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 HR5856 is -0.067 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.026 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR5856 from the Sun and relative movement
HR5856 is distant 221.92 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 21 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR5856
HR5856 belongs to spectral class F2 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5856 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.