HR5939 is a variable bright giant star in the constellation of Triangulum Australe.
HR5939 visual magnitude is 6.41. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5939 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 HR5939:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5939
HR5939 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR5939 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5939 in the sky:
Visibility of HR5939 from your location
HR5939 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5939
The image below is a photograph of HR5939 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 HR5939 is -0.009 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.003 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR5939 from the Sun and relative movement
HR5939 is distant 2,050.31 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 5 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR5939
HR5939 belongs to spectral class F8 and has a luminosity class of II corresponding to a bright giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5939 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.