HR5955 is a giant star in the constellation of Apus.
HR5955 visual magnitude is 5.7. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5955 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 HR5955:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5955
HR5955 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR5955 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5955 in the sky:
Visibility of HR5955 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR5955 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5955
The image below is a photograph of HR5955 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 HR5955 is -0.037 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.069 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR5955 from the Sun and relative movement
HR5955 is distant 288.24 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 49 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR5955
HR5955 belongs to spectral class K1 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5955 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.