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HR5124 is a supergiant star in the constellation of Centaurus.

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

HR5124 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5124

HR5124 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 HR5124 are provided in the following table:

13h 38m 49s
-57° 37’ 23”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5124 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5124 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5124.

Visibility of HR5124 from your location

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

HR5124 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5124

The image below is a photograph of HR5124 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 HR5124 is -0.006 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.014 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

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);

Distance of HR5124 from the Sun and relative movement

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/year
-0.014 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5124

HR5124 belongs to spectral class G5 and has a luminosity class of I corresponding to a supergiant star.


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

Alternative designations of HR5124