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HR5536

HR5536 is a giant star in the constellation of Virgo.

HR5536 visual magnitude is 6.18. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5536 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 HR5536:

6.18
Giant
HR5536 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5536

HR5536 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 HR5536 are provided in the following table:

14h 51m 00s
-00° 15’ 25”
354.23°
50.31°
Virgo

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5536 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5536 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5536.

Visibility of HR5536 from your location

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

Today's HR5536 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 90.3°
Max altitude: 38.3°
Azimuth: 269.7°
HR5536 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5536

The image below is a photograph of HR5536 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 HR5536 is -0.026 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.015 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5536 star
DSS2 image of HR5536. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5536 during the next 10000 years (-4.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 2.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5536 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5536 is distant 454.04 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 20 kilometers per second.

139.28 pc
454.04 ly
-20 km/s
-0.026 arcsec/year
0.015 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5536

HR5536 belongs to spectral class K3 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

0.46
K3III
3950K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5536 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5536. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5536

SAO140177
SAO140177