HR5504 is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Libra.
HR5504 visual magnitude is 6.4. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5504 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 HR5504:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5504
HR5504 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 HR5504 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5504 in the sky:
Visibility of HR5504 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5504
The image below is a photograph of HR5504 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 HR5504 is -0.062 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.104 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR5504 from the Sun and relative movement
HR5504 is distant 137.90 light years from the Sun
Spectral properties of HR5504
HR5504 belongs to spectral class F7 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5504 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR5504 star system properties
HR5504 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 HR5504 double sysyem: