HR5509 is a giant star in the constellation of Lupus.
HR5509 visual magnitude is 6.3. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5509 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 HR5509:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5509
HR5509 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 HR5509 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5509 in the sky:
Visibility of HR5509 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5509
The image below is a photograph of HR5509 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 HR5509 is -0.013 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.032 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR5509 from the Sun and relative movement
HR5509 is distant 609.35 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 23 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR5509
HR5509 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 HR5509 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.