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Altitude: -71.9°   Azimuth: 308.1°   Direction: North-West

HR5967 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Lupus.

HR5967 visual magnitude is 4.89. Because of its moderate brightness, HR5967 should be easily visible from locations with dark skyes, while it can be barely visible, or not visible at all, from skyes affected by light pollution.

The table below summarizes the key facts about HR5967:


HR5967 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -71.9°
Azimuth: 308.1°
Direction: North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5967

HR5967 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 HR5967 are provided in the following table:

16h 03m 24s
-38° 36’ 08”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5967 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5967 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5967.

Visibility of HR5967 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

HR5967 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5967

The image below is a photograph of HR5967 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 HR5967 is -0.016 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.027 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5967 star
DSS2 image of HR5967. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5967 during the next 10000 years (-2.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5967 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5967 is distant 526.66 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 2 kilometers per second.

161.55 pc
526.66 ly
-2 km/s
-0.016 arcsec/year
-0.027 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5967

HR5967 belongs to spectral class B6 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5967 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5967. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5967