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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:43 
Transit: 13:01 
Sunset: 21:18
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HR5907

Below the horizon.  Rise: 18:52 | Tran: 22:35 | Set: 2:22
Altitude: -17.0°   Azimuth: 252.7°   Direction: West-South-West

HR5907 is a variable main-sequence star of spectral class B2 in the constellation of Scorpius.

HR5907 visual magnitude is 5.42. Because of its faintness, HR5907 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.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5907

Finder chart HR5907 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5907.

HR5907 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR5907 are provided in the following table:

15h 53m 55s
-23° 58’ 41”
347.93°
22.55°
Scorpius
Image of HR5907 star
DSS2 image of HR5907. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5907 during the next 10000 years (-2.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.17 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR5907

5.42
Main-sequence

and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

0.02
B2V
10653K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5907 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5907. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR5907 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5907 is distant 392.77 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.

120.48 pc
392.77 ly
-9 km/s
-0.015 arcsec/year
-0.025 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR5907

SAO183901
SAO183901

Visibility of HR5907 from your location

Today's HR5907 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 114.0°
Max altitude: 14.5°
Azimuth: 246.0°