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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 13:00 
Sunset: 21:18
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Above the horizon.  Rise: 12:19 | Tran: 22:52 | Set: 9:29
Altitude: 3.5°   Azimuth: 332.0°   Direction: North-North-West

HR5957 is a giant star of spectral class K5 in the constellation of Corona Borealis.

HR5957 visual magnitude is 5.62. Because of its faintness, HR5957 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.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5957

Finder chart HR5957 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5957.

HR5957 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR5957 are provided in the following table:

15h 58m 57s
+36° 38’ 38”
Corona Borealis
Image of HR5957 star
DSS2 image of HR5957. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5957 during the next 10000 years (3.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 4.83 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR5957



The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5957 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5957. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR5957 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5957 is distant 898.07 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 11 kilometers per second.

275.48 pc
898.07 ly
11 km/s
0.022 arcsec/year
0.029 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR5957


Visibility of HR5957 from your location

Today's HR5957 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 53.4°
Max altitude: 75.2°
Azimuth: 306.6°