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HR5058 is a hypergiant star in the constellation of Centaurus.

HR5058 visual magnitude is 5.09. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5058 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 HR5058:

HR5058 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5058

HR5058 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 HR5058 are provided in the following table:

13h 26m 07s
-39° 45’ 19”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5058 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5058 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5058.

Visibility of HR5058 from your location

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

HR5058 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5058

The image below is a photograph of HR5058 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 HR5058 is 0.184 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.052 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5058 star
DSS2 image of HR5058. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5058 during the next 1000 years (3.07 arcmin in Right Ascension and -0.87 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5058 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5058 is distant 207.25 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 67 kilometers per second.

63.57 pc
207.25 ly
67 km/s
0.184 arcsec/year
-0.052 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5058

HR5058 belongs to spectral class K0 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5058 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5058. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5058