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HR5026 is a variable main-sequence star in the constellation of Centaurus.

HR5026 visual magnitude is 5.48. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5026 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 HR5026:

HR5026 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5026

HR5026 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 HR5026 are provided in the following table:

13h 20m 37s
-52° 44’ 53”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5026 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5026 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5026.

Visibility of HR5026 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

HR5026 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5026

The image below is a photograph of HR5026 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 HR5026 is -0.03 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.019 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5026 star
DSS2 image of HR5026. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5026 during the next 10000 years (-5.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.17 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5026 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5026 is distant 395.63 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 10 kilometers per second.

121.36 pc
395.63 ly
10 km/s
-0.03 arcsec/year
-0.019 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5026

HR5026 belongs to spectral class B6 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5026 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5026. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5026