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HR5036

HR5036 is a supergiant star in the constellation of Centaurus.

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

5.83
Supergiant
HR5036 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5036

HR5036 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 HR5036 are provided in the following table:

13h 22m 16s
-52° 10’ 59”
307.73°
10.4°
Centaurus

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5036 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5036 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5036.

Visibility of HR5036 from your location

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

HR5036 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5036

The image below is a photograph of HR5036 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 HR5036 is -0.01 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.001 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

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);

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

Spectral properties of HR5036

HR5036 belongs to spectral class B2 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

Alternative designations of HR5036

SAO240782
SAO240782