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HR5934

HR5934 is a variable main-sequence star in the constellation of Scorpius.

HR5934 visual magnitude is 5.85. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5934 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 HR5934:

5.85
Main-sequence
HR5934 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 16°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5934

HR5934 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 HR5934 are provided in the following table:

15h 57m 40s
-20° 58’ 59”
350.88°
24.09°
Scorpius

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5934 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5934 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5934.

Visibility of HR5934 from your location

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

Today's HR5934 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 111.0°
Max altitude: 17.5°
Azimuth: 249.0°
HR5934 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5934

The image below is a photograph of HR5934 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 HR5934 is -0.016 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.018 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5934 star
DSS2 image of HR5934. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5934 during the next 10000 years (-2.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5934 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5934 is distant 455.31 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 1 kilometers per second.

139.66 pc
455.31 ly
1 km/s
-0.016 arcsec/year
-0.018 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5934

HR5934 belongs to spectral class B3 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

0.12
B3V
9882K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5934 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5934. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5934

SAO183972
SAO183972