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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:17
wb_twilight   (Civil Twilight)   What's Visible Now?


Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Altitude: -20.9°   Azimuth: 232.8°   Direction: South-West

HR5999 is a variable and multiple sub-giant star of spectral class A7 in the constellation of Scorpius.

HR5999 visual magnitude is 7.05. Because of its faintness, HR5999 is not visible to the naked eye.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5999

Finder chart HR5999 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5999.

HR5999 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 HR5999 are provided in the following table:

16h 08m 34s
-39° 06’ 19”
Image of HR5999 star
DSS2 image of HR5999. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5999 during the next 10000 years (-3.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -5.17 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR5999


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.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5999. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

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:

44.1 arcsec

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.

207.90 pc
677.75 ly
8 km/s
-0.019 arcsec/year
-0.031 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR5999


Visibility of HR5999 from your location

HR5999 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom