HR5991 is a double sub-giant star in the constellation of Lupus.
HR5991 visual magnitude is 5.73. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5991 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 HR5991:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5991
HR5991 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR5991 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5991 in the sky:
Visibility of HR5991 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5991
The image below is a photograph of HR5991 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 HR5991 is 0.066 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.043 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR5991 from the Sun and relative movement
HR5991 is distant 169.61 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 26 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR5991
HR5991 belongs to spectral class F1 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5991 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR5991 star system properties
HR5991 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR5991 double sysyem: