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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:12 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:59
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HR5874

Above the horizon.  Rise: 13:32 | Tran: 20:41 | Set: 3:54
Alt: 51.84°   Az: 190.76°   Direction: South

HR5874 is a giant star of spectral class K2 in the constellation of Serpens.

HR5874 visual magnitude is 6. Because of its faintness, HR5874 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 HR5874 star
DSS2 image of HR5874. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5874 during the next 1000 years (-0.10 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.93 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

15h 49m 22s
+13° 42’ 52”
00h 27m 17s
16h 16m 39s

J2000

15h 48m 13s
+13° 47’ 18”

Galactic Coordinates

24.09°
46.75°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR5874 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5874.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

6
Giant

0.35
K2
4213K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5874 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5874. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR5874 is distant 439.95 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 54 kilometers per second.

134.95
439.95
-54 km/s
-0.006 arcsec/y
-0.116"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO101744
SAO101744

Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR5874 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 76.3°
Max altitude: 52.2°
Azimuth: 283.7°