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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
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Altitude: -28.3°   Azimuth: 192.3°   Direction: South-South-West

HR5920 is a double giant star in the constellation of Triangulum Australe.

HR5920 visual magnitude is 5.75. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5920 should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR5920 is -0.013 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.019 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5920 star
DSS2 image of HR5920. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5920 during the next 10000 years (-2.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.17 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR5920


HR5920 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -28.3°
Azimuth: 192.3°
Direction: South-South-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5920

HR5920 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 HR5920 are provided in the following table:

15h 58m 58s
-65° 02’ 16”
Triangulum Australe

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5920 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5920 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5920.

Visibility of HR5920 from your location

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

HR5920 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Distance of HR5920 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5920 is distant 752.89 light years from the Sun

230.95 pc
752.89 ly
-0.013 arcsec/year
-0.019 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5920

HR5920 belongs to spectral class B7 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5920 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5920. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR5920 star system properties

HR5920 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 HR5920 double sysyem:

9.7 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR5920