HR5555 is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Apus.
HR5555 visual magnitude is 6.2. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5555 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 HR5555:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5555
HR5555 is situated close to the southern celestial pole and, as such, it is easilty visible for most part of the year from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR5555 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5555 in the sky:
Visibility of HR5555 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR5555 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5555
The image below is a photograph of HR5555 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 HR5555 is -0.006 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.014 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR5555 from the Sun and relative movement
HR5555 is distant 529.22 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 3 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR5555
HR5555 belongs to spectral class B9 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5555 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR5555 star system properties
HR5555 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR5555 double sysyem: