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:
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:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5874 in the sky:
Visibility of HR5874 from your location
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.
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.
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.