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Altitude: -64.6°   Azimuth: 265.0°   Direction: West

HR5029 is a giant star in the constellation of Centaurus.

HR5029 visual magnitude is 5.77. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5029 should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR5029 is -0.075 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.004 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5029 star
DSS2 image of HR5029. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5029 during the next 10000 years (-12.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.67 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR5029


HR5029 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -64.6°
Azimuth: 265.0°
Direction: West

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5029

HR5029 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 HR5029 are provided in the following table:

13h 20m 57s
-46° 52’ 50”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5029 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5029 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5029.

Visibility of HR5029 from your location

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

HR5029 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Distance of HR5029 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5029 is distant 377.31 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 3 kilometers per second.

115.74 pc
377.31 ly
-3 km/s
-0.075 arcsec/year
0.004 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5029

HR5029 belongs to spectral class K1 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5029 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5029. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5029