Your guide to the Solar System and the night sky
Please donate now to help keep TheSkyLive ads-free. This site cannot run without your voluntary donations.
🌎  Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

HR5063

HR5063 is a sub-giant star in the constellation of Centaurus.

HR5063 visual magnitude is 6.28. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5063 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 HR5063:

6.28
Sub-giant
HR5063 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5063

HR5063 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 HR5063 are provided in the following table:

13h 27m 20s
-49° 22’ 50”
308.92°
13.07°
Centaurus

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5063 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5063 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5063.

Visibility of HR5063 from your location

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

HR5063 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5063

The image below is a photograph of HR5063 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 HR5063 is 0.011 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.01 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5063 star
DSS2 image of HR5063. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5063 during the next 10000 years (1.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and 1.67 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5063 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5063 is distant 2,312.06 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 6 kilometers per second.

709.22 pc
2,312.06 ly
-6 km/s
0.011 arcsec/year
0.01 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5063

HR5063 belongs to spectral class B3 and has a luminosity class of IV corresponding to a sub-giant star.

-2.97
B3IV
11920K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5063 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5063. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5063

SAO224151
SAO224151