HR5474 is a double star in the constellation of Centaurus.
HR5474 visual magnitude is 6.37. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5474 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 HR5474:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5474
HR5474 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 HR5474 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5474 in the sky:
Visibility of HR5474 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5474
The image below is a photograph of HR5474 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 HR5474 is -0.031 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.022 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR5474 from the Sun and relative movement
HR5474 is distant 1,079.47 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 11 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR5474
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5474 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR5474 star system properties
HR5474 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR5474 double sysyem: