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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]


HR5905 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Triangulum Australe.

HR5905 visual magnitude is 5.76. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5905 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 HR5905:

HR5905 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5905

HR5905 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR5905 are provided in the following table:

15h 56m 06s
-60° 28’ 58”
Triangulum Australe

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5905 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5905 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5905.

Visibility of HR5905 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

HR5905 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5905

The image below is a photograph of HR5905 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 HR5905 is -0.034 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.081 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5905 star
DSS2 image of HR5905. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5905 during the next 10000 years (-5.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -13.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5905 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5905 is distant 215.18 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 11 kilometers per second.

66.01 pc
215.18 ly
-11 km/s
-0.034 arcsec/year
-0.081 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5905

HR5905 belongs to spectral class A3 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5905 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5905. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5905