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HR5874 is a giant star in the constellation of Serpens.

HR5874 visual magnitude is 6. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5874 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 HR5874:

HR5874 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 30°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5874

HR5874 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 HR5874 are provided in the following table:

15h 48m 13s
+13° 47’ 18”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5874 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5874 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5874.

Visibility of HR5874 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

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

Azimuth: 76.2°
Max altitude: 52.3°
Azimuth: 283.8°
HR5874 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5874

The image below is a photograph of HR5874 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 HR5874 is -0.006 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.116 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

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);

Distance of HR5874 from the Sun and relative movement

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 pc
439.95 ly
-54 km/s
-0.006 arcsec/year
-0.116 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5874

HR5874 belongs to spectral class K2


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

Alternative designations of HR5874