HR5546 is a giant star in the constellation of Circinus.
HR5546 visual magnitude is 5.2. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5546 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 HR5546:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5546
HR5546 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 HR5546 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5546 in the sky:
Visibility of HR5546 from your location
HR5546 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5546
The image below is a photograph of HR5546 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 HR5546 is -0.125 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.115 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR5546 from the Sun and relative movement
HR5546 is distant 172.76 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 14 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR5546
HR5546 belongs to spectral class K2 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5546 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.