HR5864 is a multiple main-sequence star in the constellation of Lupus.
HR5864 visual magnitude is 6.01. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5864 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 HR5864:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5864
HR5864 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 HR5864 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5864 in the sky:
Visibility of HR5864 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5864
The image below is a photograph of HR5864 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 HR5864 is -0.43 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.217 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR5864 from the Sun and relative movement
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.
Spectral properties of HR5864
HR5864 belongs to spectral class G6 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5864 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR5864 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: