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HR5136

Altitude: -76.4°   Azimuth: 37.2°   Direction: North-East

HR5136 is a giant star in the constellation of Centaurus.

HR5136 visual magnitude is 5.6. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5136 should be visible only from locations with dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

The proper motion of HR5136 is -0.044 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.061 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5136 star
DSS2 image of HR5136. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5136 during the next 10000 years (-7.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -10.17 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR5136

5.6
Giant

HR5136 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt.

Altitude: -76.4°
Azimuth: 37.2°
Direction: North-East

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5136

HR5136 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR5136 are provided in the following table:

13h 39m 48s
-40° 03’ 06”
312.88°
21.88°
Centaurus

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5136 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5136 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5136.

Visibility of HR5136 from your location

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

HR5136 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom edit_location_alt

Distance of HR5136 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5136 is distant 521.60 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 1 kilometers per second.

160.00 pc
521.60 ly
1 km/s
-0.044 arcsec/year
-0.061 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5136

HR5136 belongs to spectral class K2 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

-0.42
K2III
4121K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5136 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5136. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5136

SAO204712
SAO204712