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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:15 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:56
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HR5942

Below the horizon.  Rise: 17:07 | Tran: 20:44 | Set: 0:20
Alt: -38.00°   Az: 277.10°   Direction: West

HR5942 is a variable sub-giant star of spectral class B5 in the constellation of Scorpius.

HR5942 visual magnitude is 5.43. Because of its faintness, HR5942 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.

Image of HR5942 star
DSS2 image of HR5942. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5942 during the next 10000 years (-2.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.00 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

16h 00m 03s
-24° 54’ 00”
08h 01m 46s
00h 01m 50s

J2000

15h 58m 34s
-24° 49’ 53”

Galactic Coordinates

348.12°
21.2°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR5942 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5942.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

5.43
Sub-giant

-0.45
B5IV
11407K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5942 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5942. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR5942 is distant 488.02 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 11 kilometers per second.

149.70
488.02
-11 km/s
-0.014 arcsec/y
-0.018"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO183982
SAO183982

Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR5942 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 114.9°
Max altitude: 13.6°
Azimuth: 245.1°