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HR5500 is a multiple main-sequence star in the constellation of Circinus.

HR5500 visual magnitude is 5.91. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5500 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 HR5500:

HR5500 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5500

HR5500 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 HR5500 are provided in the following table:

14h 48m 44s
-66° 35’ 38”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5500 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5500 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5500.

Visibility of HR5500 from your location

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

HR5500 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5500

The image below is a photograph of HR5500 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 HR5500 is -0.021 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.025 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5500 star
DSS2 image of HR5500. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5500 during the next 10000 years (-3.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5500 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5500 is distant 1,143.86 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 19 kilometers per second.

350.88 pc
1,143.86 ly
19 km/s
-0.021 arcsec/year
-0.025 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5500

HR5500 belongs to spectral class B2 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5500 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5500. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR5500 star system properties

HR5500 is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR5500 double sysyem:

60 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR5500