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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:16
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HR5071

Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Altitude: -22.7°   Azimuth: 146.0°   Direction: South-East

HR5071 is a main-sequence star of spectral class A1 in the constellation of Centaurus.

HR5071 visual magnitude is 5.06. Because of its faintness, HR5071 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5071

Finder chart HR5071 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5071.

HR5071 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. 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”
308.99°
11.26°
Centaurus
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);

Key facts about HR5071

5.06
Main-sequence

and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

-0.89
A1V
9328K

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

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

Alternative designations of HR5071

SAO240883
SAO240883

Visibility of HR5071 from your location

HR5071 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom