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HR5397

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:

6.61
Main-sequence
HR5397 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]. Altitude: 7°.

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:

14h 25m 29s
-19° 58’ 10”
331.22°
37.68°
Libra

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5397 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5397 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5397.

Visibility of HR5397 from your location

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

Today's HR5397 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 110.0°
Max altitude: 18.6°
Azimuth: 250.0°
HR5397 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

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.

Image of HR5397 star
DSS2 image of HR5397. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5397 during the next 10000 years (-6.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.00 arcmin in declination);

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.

142.65 pc
465.05 ly
-2 km/s
-0.039 arcsec/year
-0.006 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5397

HR5397 belongs to spectral class A2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

0.84
A2V
8658K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5397 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5397. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

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:

6.61
7.01
0.4
35.1 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR5397

SAO158558
SAO158558