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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
north SunriseRise: 7:51  
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SunsetSet: 15:49 south
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Altitude: 28.8°   Azimuth: 34.4°   Direction: North-East

HR5922 is a giant star in the constellation of Draco.

HR5922 visual magnitude is 5.81. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5922 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 HR5922:


HR5922 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 28.8°
Azimuth: 34.4°
Direction: North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5922

HR5922 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR5922 are provided in the following table:

15h 52m 16s
+55° 49’ 36”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5922 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5922 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5922.

Visibility of HR5922 from your location

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

HR5922 is circumpolar and transits at 10:40 UTC (altitude: 85.7°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5922

The image below is a photograph of HR5922 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 HR5922 is -0.023 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.057 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5922 star
DSS2 image of HR5922. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5922 during the next 10000 years (-3.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and 9.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5922 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5922 is distant 358.64 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 30 kilometers per second.

110.01 pc
358.64 ly
-30 km/s
-0.023 arcsec/year
0.057 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5922

HR5922 belongs to spectral class G8


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5922 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5922. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5922