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HR5426

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:

5.87
Sub-giant
HR5426 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

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 emisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR5426 are provided in the following table:

14h 33m 32s
-54° 59’ 53”
317.3°
Lupus

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5426 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5426 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5426.

Visibility of HR5426 from your location

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

HR5426 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

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.

Image of HR5426 star
DSS2 image of HR5426. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5426 during the next 1000 years (-1.58 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.07 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5426 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5426 is distant 285.46 light years from the Sun

87.57 pc
285.46 ly
-0.095 arcsec/year
0.004 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5426

HR5426 belongs to spectral class F6 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.

1.16
F6IV
6481K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5426 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5426. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5426

SAO241792
SAO241792