HR5492 is a variable and double main-sequence star in the constellation of Draco.
HR5492 visual magnitude is 6.25. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5492 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 HR5492:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5492
HR5492 is situated close to the northern celestial pole and, as such, it is visible for most part of the year from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR5492 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5492 in the sky:
Visibility of HR5492 from your location
HR5492 is circumpolar and transits at 05:33 UTC (altitude: 80.2°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5492
The image below is a photograph of HR5492 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 HR5492 is 0.07 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.03 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR5492 from the Sun and relative movement
HR5492 is distant 138.90 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 6 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR5492
HR5492 belongs to spectral class F2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5492 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR5492 star system properties
HR5492 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR5492 double sysyem: