HR5969 is a giant star in the constellation of Scorpius.
HR5969 visual magnitude is 5. Because of its moderate brightness, HR5969 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 HR5969:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5969
HR5969 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 HR5969 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5969 in the sky:
Visibility of HR5969 from your location
Today's HR5969 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5969
The image below is a photograph of HR5969 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 HR5969 is -0.071 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.038 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR5969 from the Sun and relative movement
HR5969 is distant 211.83 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 39 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR5969
HR5969 belongs to spectral class K5 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5969 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.