HR5887 is a double star in the constellation of Draco.
HR5887 visual magnitude is 5.86. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5887 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 HR5887:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5887
HR5887 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 HR5887 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5887 in the sky:
Visibility of HR5887 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR5887 is circumpolar and transits at 23:14 UTC (altitude: 86.1°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5887
The image below is a photograph of HR5887 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 HR5887 is 0.011 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.01 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR5887 from the Sun and relative movement
HR5887 is distant 259.55 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 2 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR5887
HR5887 belongs to spectral class A3
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5887 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR5887 star system properties
HR5887 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of medium or large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR5887 double sysyem: