HR5442 is a giant star in the constellation of Draco.
HR5442 visual magnitude is 5.76. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5442 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 HR5442:
HR5442 is above the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom .
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5442
HR5442 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR5442 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5442 in the sky:
Visibility of HR5442 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR5442 is circumpolar and transits at 21:40 UTC (altitude: 86.1°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5442
The image below is a photograph of HR5442 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 HR5442 is 0.006 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.015 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR5442 from the Sun and relative movement
HR5442 is distant 611.63 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 3 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR5442
HR5442 belongs to spectral class K5
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5442 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.