HR5424 is a double giant star in the constellation of Virgo.
HR5424 visual magnitude is 6.02. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5424 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 HR5424:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5424
HR5424 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 HR5424 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5424 in the sky:
Visibility of HR5424 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5424
The image below is a photograph of HR5424 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 HR5424 is 0.009 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.012 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR5424 from the Sun and relative movement
HR5424 is distant 1,079.47 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 6 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR5424
HR5424 belongs to spectral class K4
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5424 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR5424 star system properties
HR5424 is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR5424 double sysyem: