HR5104 is a variable giant star in the constellation of Centaurus.
HR5104 visual magnitude is 6.44. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5104 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 HR5104:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5104
HR5104 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 HR5104 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5104 in the sky:
Visibility of HR5104 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5104
The image below is a photograph of HR5104 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 HR5104 is -0.049 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.012 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR5104 from the Sun and relative movement
HR5104 is distant 903.05 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 9 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR5104
HR5104 belongs to spectral class K2 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5104 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.