HR5521 is a multiple giant star in the constellation of Libra.
HR5521 visual magnitude is 5.68. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5521 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 HR5521:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5521
HR5521 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 HR5521 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5521 in the sky:
Visibility of HR5521 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5521
The image below is a photograph of HR5521 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 HR5521 is -0.023 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.003 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR5521 from the Sun and relative movement
HR5521 is distant 1,112.63 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 26 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR5521
HR5521 belongs to spectral class K1
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5521 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR5521 star system properties
HR5521 is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR5521 double sysyem: