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HR5071 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Centaurus.

HR5071 visual magnitude is 5.06. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5071 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 HR5071:

HR5071 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5071

HR5071 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 HR5071 are provided in the following table:

13h 29m 25s
-51° 09’ 55”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5071 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5071 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5071.

Visibility of HR5071 from your location

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

HR5071 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5071

The image below is a photograph of HR5071 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 HR5071 is -0.002 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.017 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5071 star
DSS2 image of HR5071. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5071 during the next 10000 years (-0.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5071 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5071 is distant 503.86 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 2 kilometers per second.

154.56 pc
503.86 ly
-2 km/s
-0.002 arcsec/year
-0.017 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5071

HR5071 belongs to spectral class A1 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5071 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5071. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5071