HR5878 is a giant star in the constellation of Draco.
HR5878 visual magnitude is 5.92. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5878 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 HR5878:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5878
HR5878 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR5878 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5878 in the sky:
Visibility of HR5878 from your location
HR5878 is circumpolar and transits at 15:45 UTC (altitude: 86.0°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5878
The image below is a photograph of HR5878 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 HR5878 is -0.125 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.076 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR5878 from the Sun and relative movement
HR5878 is distant 1,041.53 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 4 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR5878
HR5878 belongs to spectral class K3
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5878 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.