HR5893 is a variable and multiple giant star in the constellation of Lupus.
HR5893 visual magnitude is 6.4. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5893 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 HR5893:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5893
HR5893 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR5893 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5893 in the sky:
Visibility of HR5893 from your location
Today's HR5893 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5893
The image below is a photograph of HR5893 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 HR5893 is -0.135 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.089 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR5893 from the Sun and relative movement
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.
Spectral properties of HR5893
HR5893 belongs to spectral class K1 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5893 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR5893 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: