HR5466 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Centaurus.
HR5466 visual magnitude is 5.67. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5466 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 HR5466:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5466
HR5466 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 HR5466 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5466 in the sky:
Visibility of HR5466 from your location
Today's HR5466 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 HR5466
The image below is a photograph of HR5466 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 HR5466 is -0.022 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.008 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR5466 from the Sun and relative movement
HR5466 is distant 588.45 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 23 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR5466
HR5466 belongs to spectral class A0
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5466 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.