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Altitude: 14.1°   Azimuth: 312.2°   Direction: North-West

HR5983 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Corona Borealis.

HR5983 visual magnitude is 5.83. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5983 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 HR5983:


HR5983 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: 14.1°
Azimuth: 312.2°
Direction: North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5983

HR5983 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 HR5983 are provided in the following table:

16h 03m 19s
+36° 37’ 54”
Corona Borealis

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5983 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5983 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5983.

Visibility of HR5983 from your location

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

Today's HR5983 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

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

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5983

The image below is a photograph of HR5983 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 HR5983 is 0.01 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.017 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5983 star
DSS2 image of HR5983. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5983 during the next 10000 years (1.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5983 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5983 is distant 690.68 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 1 kilometers per second.

211.86 pc
690.68 ly
-1 km/s
0.01 arcsec/year
-0.017 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5983

HR5983 belongs to spectral class A2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5983 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5983. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5983