HR5913 is a double bright giant star in the constellation of Serpens.
HR5913 visual magnitude is 6.09. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5913 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 HR5913:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5913
HR5913 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 HR5913 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5913 in the sky:
Visibility of HR5913 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5913
The image below is a photograph of HR5913 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 HR5913 is 0.027 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.02 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR5913 from the Sun and relative movement
HR5913 is distant 287.99 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 2 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR5913
HR5913 belongs to spectral class F5 and has a luminosity class of II corresponding to a bright giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5913 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR5913 star system properties
HR5913 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 HR5913 double sysyem: