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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 4:58 
Transit: 13:04 
Sunset: 21:09
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Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Altitude: -19.6°   Azimuth: 187.4°   Direction: South

HR5124 is a supergiant star of spectral class G5 in the constellation of Centaurus.

HR5124 visual magnitude is 6.01. Because of its faintness, HR5124 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.

HR5124 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere.

Image of HR5124 star
DSS2 image of HR5124. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5124 during the next 10000 years (-1.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.33 arcmin in declination);

Apparent Coordinates

13h 40m 26s
-57° 44’ 48”
00h 50m 25s

J2000 Coordinates

13h 38m 49s
-57° 37’ 23”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart HR5124 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5124.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5124 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5124. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR5124 is distant 1,234.85 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 10 kilometers per second.

378.79 pc
1,234.85 ly
-10 km/s
-0.006 arcsec/y
-0.014 "/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

HR5124 is currently not visible from Greenwich, UK