HR5038 is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Centaurus.
HR5038 visual magnitude is 6.16. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5038 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 HR5038:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5038
HR5038 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 HR5038 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5038 in the sky:
Visibility of HR5038 from your location
HR5038 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5038
The image below is a photograph of HR5038 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 HR5038 is 0.036 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.005 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR5038 from the Sun and relative movement
HR5038 is distant 993.90 light years from the Sun
Spectral properties of HR5038
HR5038 belongs to spectral class A4 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5038 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR5038 star system properties
HR5038 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR5038 double sysyem: