HR5495 is a double giant star in the constellation of Lupus.
HR5495 visual magnitude is 5.21. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5495 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 HR5495:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5495
HR5495 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 HR5495 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5495 in the sky:
Visibility of HR5495 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR5495 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5495
The image below is a photograph of HR5495 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 HR5495 is -0.016 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.082 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR5495 from the Sun and relative movement
HR5495 is distant 259.14 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 21 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR5495
HR5495 belongs to spectral class G8 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5495 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR5495 star system properties
HR5495 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR5495 double sysyem: