HR5568 is a multiple main-sequence star in the constellation of Libra.
HR5568 visual magnitude is 5.74. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5568 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 HR5568:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5568
HR5568 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR5568 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5568 in the sky:
Visibility of HR5568 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5568
The image below is a photograph of HR5568 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 HR5568 is 1.045 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -1.729 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR5568 from the Sun and relative movement
HR5568 is distant 19.25 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 20 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR5568
HR5568 belongs to spectral class K4 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5568 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR5568 star system properties
HR5568 is a visual double star which can be observed with binoculars or small telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR5568 double sysyem: