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HR5134

HR5134 is a variable giant star in the constellation of Centaurus.

HR5134 visual magnitude is 6. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5134 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 HR5134:

6
Giant
HR5134 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5134

HR5134 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 HR5134 are provided in the following table:

13h 39m 59s
-49° 57’ 01”
310.89°
12.17°
Centaurus

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5134 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5134 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5134.

Visibility of HR5134 from your location

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

HR5134 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5134

The image below is a photograph of HR5134 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 HR5134 is -0.113 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.011 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 1000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5134 star
DSS2 image of HR5134. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5134 during the next 1000 years (-1.88 arcmin in Right Ascension and 0.18 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5134 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5134 is distant 543.33 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 11 kilometers per second.

166.67 pc
543.33 ly
-11 km/s
-0.113 arcsec/year
0.011 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5134

HR5134 belongs to spectral class M5 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

-0.11
M5III
3794K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5134 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5134. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5134

SAO224317
SAO224317