HR5916 is a giant star in the constellation of Lupus.
HR5916 visual magnitude is 6.21. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5916 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 HR5916:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5916
HR5916 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 HR5916 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5916 in the sky:
Visibility of HR5916 from your location
Today's HR5916 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 HR5916
The image below is a photograph of HR5916 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 HR5916 is 0.014 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.024 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR5916 from the Sun and relative movement
HR5916 is distant 395.63 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 44 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR5916
HR5916 belongs to spectral class K4 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5916 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.