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HR5527 is a variable bright giant star in the constellation of Circinus.

HR5527 visual magnitude is 5.87. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5527 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 HR5527:

Bright giant
HR5527 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5527

HR5527 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 HR5527 are provided in the following table:

14h 52m 35s
-63° 48’ 36”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5527 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5527 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5527.

Visibility of HR5527 from your location

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

HR5527 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5527

The image below is a photograph of HR5527 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 HR5527 is -0.024 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.009 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5527 star
DSS2 image of HR5527. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5527 during the next 10000 years (-4.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5527 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5527 is distant 1,012.42 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 21 kilometers per second.

310.56 pc
1,012.42 ly
-21 km/s
-0.024 arcsec/year
-0.009 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5527

HR5527 belongs to spectral class G3 and has a luminosity class of II corresponding to a bright giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5527 is situated in the Hertzsprungā€“Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5527. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5527