HR5866 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Libra.
HR5866 visual magnitude is 6.24. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5866 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 HR5866:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5866
HR5866 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR5866 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5866 in the sky:
Visibility of HR5866 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5866
The image below is a photograph of HR5866 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 HR5866 is -0.009 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.002 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR5866 from the Sun and relative movement
HR5866 is distant 936.78 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 51 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR5866
HR5866 belongs to spectral class K0
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5866 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.