HR5579 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Centaurus.
HR5579 visual magnitude is 6.47. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5579 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 HR5579:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5579
HR5579 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 HR5579 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5579 in the sky:
Visibility of HR5579 from your location
Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Today's HR5579 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5579
The image below is a photograph of HR5579 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 HR5579 is -0.017 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 HR5579 from the Sun and relative movement
HR5579 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 HR5579
HR5579 belongs to spectral class B8 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5579 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.