HR5552 is a giant star in the constellation of Draco.
HR5552 visual magnitude is 5.46. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5552 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 HR5552:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5552
HR5552 is situated north of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the northern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR5552 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5552 in the sky:
Visibility of HR5552 from your location
HR5552 is circumpolar and transits at 05:43 UTC (altitude: 82.2°)
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5552
The image below is a photograph of HR5552 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 HR5552 is -0.122 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.139 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR5552 from the Sun and relative movement
HR5552 is distant 441.73 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 11 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR5552
HR5552 belongs to spectral class K4 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5552 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.