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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:17
sunny   (Daytime)   What's Visible Now?


Above the horizon.  Circumpolar today
Altitude: 41.5°   Azimuth: 322.4°   Direction: North-West

HR5886 is a sub-giant star of spectral class A2 in the constellation of Draco.

HR5886 visual magnitude is 5.19. Because of its faintness, HR5886 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.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5886

Finder chart HR5886 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5886.

HR5886 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR5886 are provided in the following table:

15h 46m 40s
+62° 35’ 57”
Image of HR5886 star
DSS2 image of HR5886. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5886 during the next 10000 years (6.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -9.17 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR5886


and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5886 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5886. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR5886 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5886 is distant 271.67 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 6 kilometers per second.

83.33 pc
271.67 ly
-6 km/s
0.039 arcsec/year
-0.055 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR5886


Visibility of HR5886 from your location

HR5886 is circumpolar and transits at 21:52 UTC (altitude: 78.9°)