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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:07 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 21:04
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HR5893

Below the horizon.  Rise: 18:07 | Tran: 21:01 | Set: 23:54
Alt: -6.73°   Az: 228.76°   Direction: South-West

HR5893 is a variable and multiple giant star of spectral class K1 in the constellation of Lupus.

HR5893 visual magnitude is 6.4. Because of its faintness, HR5893 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.

Image of HR5893 star
DSS2 image of HR5893. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5893 during the next 1000 years (-2.25 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.48 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

15h 53m 44s
-29° 57’ 30”
03h 58m 08s
19h 51m 52s

J2000

15h 52m 12s
-29° 53’ 12”

Galactic Coordinates

343.36°
18.46°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR5893 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5893.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

6.4
Giant

1.87
K1III
4791K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5893 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5893. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Star System Properties

HR5893 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR5893 double sysyem:

6.4
12.8
6.4
29.9 arcsec

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR5893 is distant 262.69 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 17 kilometers per second.

80.58
262.69
-17 km/s
-0.135 arcsec/y
-0.089"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO183873
SAO183873

Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR5893 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 120.0°
Max altitude: 8.6°
Azimuth: 240.0°