HR5438 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Libra.
HR5438 visual magnitude is 6.5. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5438 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 HR5438:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5438
HR5438 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 HR5438 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5438 in the sky:
Visibility of HR5438 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR5438 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 HR5438
The image below is a photograph of HR5438 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 HR5438 is 0.017 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.002 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR5438 from the Sun and relative movement
HR5438 is distant 612.78 light years from the Sun
Spectral properties of HR5438
HR5438 belongs to spectral class A4 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5438 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.