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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:14 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:58
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HR5027

Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Alt: -64.94°   Az: 243.04°   Direction: West-South-West

HR5027 is a variable hypergiant star of spectral class B0 in the constellation of Centaurus.

HR5027 visual magnitude is 6.02. Because of its faintness, HR5027 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

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);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

13h 22m 20s
-55° 55’ 43”
09h 10m 33s
22h 32m 53s

J2000

13h 20m 48s
-55° 48’ 02”

Galactic Coordinates

307.08°
6.83°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR5027 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5027.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

6.02
Hypergiant

-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

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

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
32,600,000.00
-3 km/s
-0.009 arcsec/y
0.004"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO240765
SAO240765

Visibility from Your Location

HR5027 is currently not visible from Greenwich, UK