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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 6:44  
clear_day Transit: 12:10  
SunsetSet: 17:38
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Altitude: -60.5°   Azimuth: 339.5°   Direction: North-North-West

HR5499 is a giant star in the constellation of Libra.

HR5499 visual magnitude is 5.81. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5499 should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR5499 is 0.027 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.058 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5499 star
DSS2 image of HR5499. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5499 during the next 10000 years (4.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -9.67 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR5499


HR5499 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -60.5°
Azimuth: 339.5°
Direction: North-North-West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5499

HR5499 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR5499 are provided in the following table:

14h 46m 06s
-23° 09’ 11”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5499 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5499 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5499.

Visibility of HR5499 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

Today's HR5499 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 113.2°
Max altitude: 15.4°
Azimuth: 246.8°

Distance of HR5499 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5499 is distant 365.88 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 7 kilometers per second.

112.23 pc
365.88 ly
7 km/s
0.027 arcsec/year
-0.058 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5499

HR5499 belongs to spectral class G5


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5499 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5499. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5499