HR5426 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Lupus.
HR5426 visual magnitude is 5.87. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5426 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 HR5426:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5426
HR5426 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 HR5426 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5426 in the sky:
Visibility of HR5426 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5426
The image below is a photograph of HR5426 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 HR5426 is -0.095 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.004 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR5426 from the Sun and relative movement
HR5426 is distant 285.46 light years from the Sun
Spectral properties of HR5426
HR5426 belongs to spectral class F6 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5426 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.