HR5945 is a variable bright giant star in the constellation of Lupus.
HR5945 visual magnitude is 6.49. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5945 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 HR5945:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5945
HR5945 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 HR5945 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5945 in the sky:
Visibility of HR5945 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR5945 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5945
The image below is a photograph of HR5945 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 HR5945 is 0.021 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.008 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR5945 from the Sun and relative movement
HR5945 is distant 1,638.19 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 26 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR5945
HR5945 belongs to spectral class K1 and has a luminosity class of II corresponding to a bright giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5945 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.