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HR5130 is a giant star in the constellation of Centaurus.

HR5130 visual magnitude is 5.79. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5130 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 HR5130:

HR5130 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5130

HR5130 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 HR5130 are provided in the following table:

13h 40m 10s
-64° 34’ 36”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5130 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5130 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5130.

Visibility of HR5130 from your location

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

HR5130 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5130

The image below is a photograph of HR5130 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 HR5130 is -0.059 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.

Image of HR5130 star
DSS2 image of HR5130. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5130 during the next 10000 years (-9.83 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5130 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5130 is distant 225.76 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 4 kilometers per second.

69.25 pc
225.76 ly
4 km/s
-0.059 arcsec/year
-0.012 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5130

HR5130 belongs to spectral class F3 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5130 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5130. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5130