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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:14 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:58
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HR5924

Below the horizon.  Rise: 12:55 | Tran: 20:43 | Set: 4:35
Alt: -15.03°   Az: 24.15°   Direction: North-North-East

HR5924 is a hypergiant star of spectral class M0 in the constellation of Serpens.

HR5924 visual magnitude is 5.44. Because of its faintness, HR5924 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.

Image of HR5924 star
DSS2 image of HR5924. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5924 during the next 10000 years (-13.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 7.17 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

15h 55m 39s
+20° 14’ 23”
13h 39m 37s
05h 35m 17s

J2000

15h 54m 34s
+20° 18’ 38”

Galactic Coordinates

33.84°
47.76°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR5924 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5924.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

5.44
Hypergiant

-0.89
M0III
3663K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5924 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5924. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR5924 is distant 601.48 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 61 kilometers per second.

184.50
601.48
-61 km/s
-0.082 arcsec/y
0.043"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO84070
SAO84070

Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR5924 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 69.8°
Max altitude: 58.8°
Azimuth: 290.2°