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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:16
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HR5036

Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Altitude: -17.8°   Azimuth: 158.2°   Direction: South-South-East

HR5036 is a supergiant star of spectral class B2 in the constellation of Centaurus.

HR5036 visual magnitude is 5.83. Because of its faintness, HR5036 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.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5036

Finder chart HR5036 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5036.

HR5036 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 HR5036 are provided in the following table:

13h 22m 16s
-52° 10’ 59”
307.73°
10.4°
Centaurus
Image of HR5036 star
DSS2 image of HR5036. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5036 during the next 10000 years (-1.67 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.17 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR5036

5.83
Supergiant

and has a luminosity class of I corresponding to a supergiant star.

-5.17
B2I
8839K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5036 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5036. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR5036 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5036 is distant 5,174.60 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 15 kilometers per second.

1,587.30 pc
5,174.60 ly
-15 km/s
-0.01 arcsec/year
0.001 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR5036

SAO240782
SAO240782

Visibility of HR5036 from your location

HR5036 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom