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HR5542

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:

6.29
Main-sequence
HR5542 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

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:

14h 52m 33s
-30° 34’ 36”
331.67°
25.45°
Centaurus

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5542 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5542 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5542.

Visibility of HR5542 from your location

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

Today's HR5542 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change] are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 120.6°
Max altitude: 7.9°
Azimuth: 239.4°
HR5542 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom

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.

Image of HR5542 star
DSS2 image of HR5542. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5542 during the next 1000 years (-5.48 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.45 arcmin in declination);

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.

40.02 pc
130.45 ly
-28 km/s
-0.329 arcsec/year
-0.027 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5542

HR5542 belongs to spectral class G1 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

3.28
G1V
5968K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5542 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5542. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5542

SAO206035
SAO206035