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HR5121

HR5121 is a main-sequence star in the constellation of Centaurus.

HR5121 visual magnitude is 5.9. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5121 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 HR5121:

5.9
Main-sequence
HR5121 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5121

HR5121 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 HR5121 are provided in the following table:

13h 37m 23s
-46° 25’ 41”
311.13°
15.71°
Centaurus

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5121 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5121 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5121.

Visibility of HR5121 from your location

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

HR5121 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5121

The image below is a photograph of HR5121 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 HR5121 is -0.009 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.033 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5121 star
DSS2 image of HR5121. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5121 during the next 10000 years (-1.50 arcmin in Right Ascension and -5.50 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5121 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5121 is distant 389.49 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 3 kilometers per second.

119.47 pc
389.49 ly
3 km/s
-0.009 arcsec/year
-0.033 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5121

HR5121 belongs to spectral class B8 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.

0.51
B8V
11920K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5121 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5121. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5121

SAO224283
SAO224283