HR5957 is a giant star in the constellation of Corona Borealis.
HR5957 visual magnitude is 5.62. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5957 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 HR5957:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of 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:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5957 in the sky:
Visibility of HR5957 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5957
The image below is a photograph of HR5957 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 HR5957 is 0.022 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.029 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
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.
Spectral properties of HR5957
HR5957 belongs to spectral class K5
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5957 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.