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HR5027

HR5027 is a variable hypergiant star in the constellation of Centaurus.

HR5027 visual magnitude is 6.02. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5027 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 HR5027:

6.02
Hypergiant
HR5027 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5027

HR5027 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 HR5027 are provided in the following table:

13h 20m 48s
-55° 48’ 02”
307.08°
6.83°
Centaurus

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5027 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5027 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5027.

Visibility of HR5027 from your location

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

HR5027 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5027

The image below is a photograph of HR5027 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 HR5027 is -0.009 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.004 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 100000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5027 star
DSS2 image of HR5027. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5027 during the next 100000 years (-15.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and 6.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5027 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5027 is distant 32,600,000.00 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 3 kilometers per second.

10,000,000.00 pc
32,600,000.00 ly
-3 km/s
-0.009 arcsec/year
0.004 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5027

HR5027 belongs to spectral class B0 and has a luminosity class of I corresponding to a hypergiant star.

-23.98
B0I
7526K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5027 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5027. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5027

SAO240765
SAO240765