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🌎  Observing from: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

HR5995

HR5995 is a giant star in the constellation of Draco.

HR5995 visual magnitude is 6.19. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5995 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 HR5995:

6.19
Giant
HR5995 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 25°.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5995

HR5995 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 HR5995 are provided in the following table:

16h 03m 09s
+59° 24’ 38”
91.19°
44.11°
Draco

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5995 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5995 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5995.

Visibility of HR5995 from your location

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

HR5995 is circumpolar and transits at 06:54 UTC (altitude: 82.1°)

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5995

The image below is a photograph of HR5995 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 HR5995 is -0.023 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.022 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5995 star
DSS2 image of HR5995. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5995 during the next 10000 years (-3.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5995 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5995 is distant 883.47 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 5 kilometers per second.

271.00 pc
883.47 ly
-5 km/s
-0.023 arcsec/year
-0.022 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5995

HR5995 belongs to spectral class M1 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

-0.97
M1III
3677K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5995 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5995. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5995

SAO29777
SAO29777