HR5862 is a giant star in the constellation of Lupus.
HR5862 visual magnitude is 6.42. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5862 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 HR5862:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 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:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5862 in the sky:
Visibility of HR5862 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5862
The image below is a photograph of HR5862 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 HR5862 is -0.176 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.037 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
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.
Spectral properties of HR5862
HR5862 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 HR5862 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.