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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:01 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:06
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HR5556

Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Alt: -77.84°   Az: 104.49°   Direction: East-South-East

HR5556 is a giant star of spectral class A2 in the constellation of Lupus.

HR5556 visual magnitude is 5.38. Because of its faintness, HR5556 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

HR5556 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere.

Image of HR5556 star
DSS2 image of HR5556. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5556 during the next 10000 years (4.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.83 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

14h 58m 02s
-52° 54’ 27”
13h 19m 04s
04h 17m 07s

J2000

14h 56m 17s
-52° 48’ 34”

Galactic Coordinates

321.28°
5.56°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR5556 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5556.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

5.38
Giant

1.27
A2III
8748K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5556 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5556. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR5556 is distant 216.18 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 7 kilometers per second.

66.31 pc
216.18 ly
7 km/s
0.026 arcsec/y
0.005 "/y

Alternative Designations

SAO242120
SAO242120

Visibility from Your Location

HR5556 is currently not visible from Greenwich, UK