HR5024 is a double bright giant star in the constellation of Centaurus.
HR5024 visual magnitude is 6.18. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5024 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 HR5024:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5024
HR5024 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 HR5024 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5024 in the sky:
Visibility of HR5024 from your location
HR5024 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5024
The image below is a photograph of HR5024 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 HR5024 is -0.042 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.024 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR5024 from the Sun and relative movement
HR5024 is distant 392.30 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 10 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR5024
HR5024 belongs to spectral class F3 and has a luminosity class of II corresponding to a bright giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5024 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR5024 star system properties
HR5024 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR5024 double sysyem: