HR5222 is a multiple main-sequence star in the constellation of Centaurus.
HR5222 visual magnitude is 5.54. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5222 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 HR5222:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5222
HR5222 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 HR5222 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5222 in the sky:
Visibility of HR5222 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR5222 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5222
The image below is a photograph of HR5222 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 HR5222 is -0.078 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.019 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR5222 from the Sun and relative movement
HR5222 is distant 163.24 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 8 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR5222
HR5222 belongs to spectral class F4 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5222 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR5222 star system properties
HR5222 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR5222 double sysyem: