HR5542 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Centaurus.
HR5542 visual magnitude is 6.29. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5542 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 HR5542:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5542
HR5542 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 HR5542 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5542 in the sky:
Visibility of HR5542 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5542
The image below is a photograph of HR5542 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 HR5542 is -0.329 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.027 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR5542 from the Sun and relative movement
HR5542 is distant 130.45 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 28 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR5542
HR5542 belongs to spectral class G1 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5542 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.