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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:43 
Transit: 13:01 
Sunset: 21:18
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Above the horizon.  Rise: 21:10 | Tran: 22:43 | Set: 0:15
Altitude: 1.6°   Azimuth: 190.2°   Direction: South

HR5929 is a hypergiant star of spectral class K0 in the constellation of Lupus.

HR5929 visual magnitude is 5.8. Because of its faintness, HR5929 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.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5929

Finder chart HR5929 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5929.

HR5929 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 HR5929 are provided in the following table:

15h 57m 21s
-36° 11’ 06”
Image of HR5929 star
DSS2 image of HR5929. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5929 during the next 10000 years (-3.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.33 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR5929


and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5929 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5929. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR5929 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5929 is distant 928.77 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 5 kilometers per second.

284.90 pc
928.77 ly
-5 km/s
-0.018 arcsec/year
-0.002 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR5929


Visibility of HR5929 from your location

Today's HR5929 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 126.2°
Max altitude: 2.3°
Azimuth: 233.8°