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public Observing fromLocation: Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt
SunriseRise: 7:01  
clear_day Transit: 12:12  
SunsetSet: 17:24
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HR5092

Altitude: -76.4°   Azimuth: 17.4°   Direction: North-North-East

HR5092 is a giant star in the constellation of Centaurus.

HR5092 visual magnitude is 6.16. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5092 should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR5092 is 0.035 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.043 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5092 star
DSS2 image of HR5092. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5092 during the next 10000 years (5.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -7.17 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR5092

6.16
Giant

HR5092 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -76.4°
Azimuth: 17.4°
Direction: North-North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5092

HR5092 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 HR5092 are provided in the following table:

13h 32m 05s
-38° 23’ 57”
311.62°
23.79°
Centaurus

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5092 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5092 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5092.

Visibility of HR5092 from your location

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

Today's HR5092 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 128.4°
Max altitude: 0.1°
Azimuth: 231.6°

Distance of HR5092 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5092 is distant 362.63 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 4 kilometers per second.

111.23 pc
362.63 ly
4 km/s
0.035 arcsec/year
-0.043 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5092

HR5092 belongs to spectral class K1 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

0.93
K1III
4649K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5092 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5092. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5092

SAO204561
SAO204561