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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:11 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 21:00
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HR5864

Below the horizon.  Rise: 20:00 | Tran: 20:44 | Set: 21:29
Alt: -76.47°   Az: 355.14°   Direction: North

HR5864 is a multiple main-sequence star of spectral class G6 in the constellation of Lupus.

HR5864 visual magnitude is 6.01. Because of its faintness, HR5864 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.

Image of HR5864 star
DSS2 image of HR5864. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5864 during the next 1000 years (-7.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.62 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

15h 49m 05s
-37° 59’ 26”
11h 54m 14s
03h 43m 20s

J2000

15h 47m 29s
-37° 54’ 59”

Galactic Coordinates

337.17°
12.99°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR5864 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5864.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

6.01
Main-sequence

5.09
G6V
5534K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5864 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5864. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Star System Properties

HR5864 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR5864 double sysyem:

6.01
12.61
6.6
14.6 arcsec

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR5864 is distant 49.70 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 5 kilometers per second.

15.24
49.70
-5 km/s
-0.43 arcsec/y
-0.217"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO206976
SAO206976
Gl 599 A

Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR5864 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 128.0°
Max altitude: 0.5°
Azimuth: 232.0°