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HR5118 is a giant star in the constellation of Centaurus.

HR5118 visual magnitude is 5.98. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5118 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 HR5118:

HR5118 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5118

HR5118 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 HR5118 are provided in the following table:

13h 37m 05s
-44° 08’ 35”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5118 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5118 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5118.

Visibility of HR5118 from your location

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

HR5118 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5118

The image below is a photograph of HR5118 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 HR5118 is -0.05 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.02 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5118 star
DSS2 image of HR5118. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5118 during the next 10000 years (-8.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.33 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5118 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5118 is distant 376.44 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 6 kilometers per second.

115.47 pc
376.44 ly
6 km/s
-0.05 arcsec/year
-0.02 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5118

HR5118 belongs to spectral class G8 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5118 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5118. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5118