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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:12 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:59
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HR5943

Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Alt: -71.30°   Az: 291.88°   Direction: West-North-West

HR5943 is a hypergiant star of spectral class K0 in the constellation of Lupus.

HR5943 visual magnitude is 4.99. Because of its moderate brightness, HR5943 is easily visible to the naked eye from locations with dark skies, while it might be barely visible, or not visible at all, from light-polluted skies.

Image of HR5943 star
DSS2 image of HR5943. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5943 during the next 10000 years (-6.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.00 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

16h 01m 11s
-41° 48’ 45”
10h 25m 54s
02h 27m 05s

J2000

15h 59m 30s
-41° 44’ 39”

Galactic Coordinates

336.44°
8.58°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR5943 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5943.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

4.99
Hypergiant

-0.34
K0II
4743K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5943 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5943. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR5943 is distant 379.51 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 27 kilometers per second.

116.41
379.51
-27 km/s
-0.04 arcsec/y
-0.018"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO226425
SAO226425

Visibility from Your Location

HR5943 is currently not visible from Greenwich, UK