HR5520 is a double giant star in the constellation of Apus.
HR5520 visual magnitude is 5.6. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5520 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 HR5520:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5520
HR5520 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 HR5520 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5520 in the sky:
Visibility of HR5520 from your location
HR5520 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5520
The image below is a photograph of HR5520 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 HR5520 is 0.021 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.033 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR5520 from the Sun and relative movement
HR5520 is distant 319.92 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 38 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR5520
HR5520 belongs to spectral class G7 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5520 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR5520 star system properties
HR5520 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of medium or large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR5520 double sysyem: