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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:46  
clear_day Transit: 12:11  
SunsetSet: 17:36
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Altitude: -47.5°   Azimuth: 301.4°   Direction: West-North-West

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 skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

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);

Key facts about HR5934


HR5934 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -47.5°
Azimuth: 301.4°
Direction: West-North-West

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”

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 edit_location_alt
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 edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 111.0°
Max altitude: 17.5°
Azimuth: 249.0°

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.


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