HR5494 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Lupus.
HR5494 visual magnitude is 5.74. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5494 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 HR5494:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5494
HR5494 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 HR5494 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5494 in the sky:
Visibility of HR5494 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR5494 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5494
The image below is a photograph of HR5494 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 HR5494 is -0.022 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 HR5494 from the Sun and relative movement
HR5494 is distant 339.94 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 11 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR5494
HR5494 belongs to spectral class A1 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5494 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.