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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:58 
Sunset: 21:15
sunny   (Daytime)   What's Visible Now?


Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Altitude: -55.9°   Azimuth: 112.6°   Direction: East-South-East

HR5560 is a giant star of spectral class M2 in the constellation of Lupus.

HR5560 visual magnitude is 6.64. Because of its faintness, HR5560 is not visible to the naked eye.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5560

Finder chart HR5560 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5560.

HR5560 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR5560 are provided in the following table:

14h 57m 01s
-51° 26’ 48”
Image of HR5560 star
DSS2 image of HR5560. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5560 during the next 10000 years (-12.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.50 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR5560


and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5560 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5560. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR5560 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5560 is distant 1,034.92 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 24 kilometers per second.

317.46 pc
1,034.92 ly
24 km/s
-0.076 arcsec/year
-0.009 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR5560


Visibility of HR5560 from your location

HR5560 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom