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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:15 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:56
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HR5896

Below the horizon.  Rise: 15:52 | Tran: 20:37 | Set: 1:25
Alt: -51.13°   Az: 338.52°   Direction: North-North-West

HR5896 is a giant star of spectral class G8 in the constellation of Libra.

HR5896 visual magnitude is 6.19. Because of its faintness, HR5896 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 HR5896 star
DSS2 image of HR5896. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5896 during the next 10000 years (-4.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.83 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

15h 53m 00s
-14° 12’ 21”
11h 05m 08s
02h 58m 09s

J2000

15h 51m 38s
-14° 08’ 00”

Galactic Coordinates

355.27°
29.89°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR5896 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5896.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

6.19
Giant

-0.44
G8III
4743K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5896 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5896. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR5896 is distant 692.14 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 22 kilometers per second.

212.31
692.14
-22 km/s
-0.026 arcsec/y
-0.005"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO159544
SAO159544

Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR5896 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 104.2°
Max altitude: 24.3°
Azimuth: 255.8°