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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:18
sunny   (Daytime)   What's Visible Now?


Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Altitude: -16.0°   Azimuth: 135.9°   Direction: South-East

HR5862 is a giant star of spectral class G5 in the constellation of Lupus.

HR5862 visual magnitude is 6.42. Because of its faintness, HR5862 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 HR5862

Finder chart HR5862 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5862.

HR5862 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 HR5862 are provided in the following table:

15h 47m 25s
-40° 11’ 39”
Image of HR5862 star
DSS2 image of HR5862. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5862 during the next 1000 years (-2.93 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.62 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR5862


and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5862 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5862. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR5862 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5862 is distant 414.23 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 28 kilometers per second.

127.06 pc
414.23 ly
-28 km/s
-0.176 arcsec/year
-0.037 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR5862


Visibility of HR5862 from your location

HR5862 is currently not visible from Greenwich, UK