HR5999 is a variable and multiple sub-giant star in the constellation of Scorpius.
HR5999 visual magnitude is 7.05. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5999 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 HR5999:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5999
HR5999 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 HR5999 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5999 in the sky:
Visibility of HR5999 from your location
HR5999 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5999
The image below is a photograph of HR5999 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 HR5999 is -0.019 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.031 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR5999 from the Sun and relative movement
HR5999 is distant 677.75 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 8 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR5999
HR5999 belongs to spectral class A7 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5999 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR5999 star system properties
HR5999 is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR5999 double sysyem: