HR5397 is a multiple main-sequence star in the constellation of Libra.
HR5397 visual magnitude is 6.61. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5397 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 HR5397:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5397
HR5397 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR5397 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5397 in the sky:
Visibility of HR5397 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR5397 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 HR5397
The image below is a photograph of HR5397 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 HR5397 is -0.039 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.006 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR5397 from the Sun and relative movement
HR5397 is distant 465.05 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 2 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR5397
HR5397 belongs to spectral class A2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5397 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR5397 star system properties
HR5397 is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR5397 double sysyem: