HR5559 is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Lupus.
HR5559 visual magnitude is 5.64. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5559 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 HR5559:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5559
HR5559 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 HR5559 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5559 in the sky:
Visibility of HR5559 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
HR5559 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5559
The image below is a photograph of HR5559 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 HR5559 is -0.04 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.02 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR5559 from the Sun and relative movement
HR5559 is distant 625.72 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 15 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR5559
HR5559 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 HR5559 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR5559 star system properties
HR5559 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of medium or large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR5559 double sysyem: