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HR5927

HR5927 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Libra.

HR5927 visual magnitude is 6.37. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5927 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 HR5927:

6.37
Main-sequence
HR5927 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5927

HR5927 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 HR5927 are provided in the following table:

15h 56m 14s
-14° 23’ 57”
355.92°
28.9°
Libra

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5927 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5927 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5927.

Visibility of HR5927 from your location

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

Today's HR5927 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 104.4°
Max altitude: 24.1°
Azimuth: 255.6°
HR5927 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5927

The image below is a photograph of HR5927 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 HR5927 is 0.031 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.073 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5927 star
DSS2 image of HR5927. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5927 during the next 10000 years (5.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -12.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5927 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5927 is distant 208.44 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 6 kilometers per second.

63.94 pc
208.44 ly
-6 km/s
0.031 arcsec/year
-0.073 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5927

HR5927 belongs to spectral class F7 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

2.34
F7V
6481K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5927 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5927. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5927

SAO159584
SAO159584