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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:11 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 21:00
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HR5952

Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Alt: -77.71°   Az: 330.13°   Direction: North-North-West

HR5952 is a multiple hypergiant star of spectral class A0 in the constellation of Lupus.

HR5952 visual magnitude is 6.21. Because of its faintness, HR5952 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 HR5952 star
DSS2 image of HR5952. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5952 during the next 10000 years (2.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 6.17 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

16h 02m 33s
-40° 30’ 09”
11h 27m 56s
03h 30m 29s

J2000

16h 00m 53s
-40° 26’ 07”

Galactic Coordinates

337.51°
9.39°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR5952 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5952.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

6.21
Hypergiant

0.93
A0V
10002K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5952 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5952. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Star System Properties

HR5952 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR5952 double sysyem:

6.21
10.01
3.8
8 arcsec

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR5952 is distant 370.45 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 15 kilometers per second.

113.64
370.45
-15 km/s
0.014 arcsec/y
0.037"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO226442
SAO226442

Visibility from Your Location

HR5952 is currently not visible from Greenwich, UK