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HR5141 is a double main-sequence star in the constellation of Centaurus.

HR5141 visual magnitude is 5.01. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5141 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 HR5141:

HR5141 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5141

HR5141 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 HR5141 are provided in the following table:

13h 41m 44s
-54° 33’ 36”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5141 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5141 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5141.

Visibility of HR5141 from your location

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

HR5141 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5141

The image below is a photograph of HR5141 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 HR5141 is -0.048 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.047 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5141 star
DSS2 image of HR5141. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5141 during the next 10000 years (-8.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -7.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5141 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5141 is distant 270.54 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 10 kilometers per second.

82.99 pc
270.54 ly
10 km/s
-0.048 arcsec/year
-0.047 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5141

HR5141 belongs to spectral class B8 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a main-sequence star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5141 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5141. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

HR5141 star system properties

HR5141 is a visual double star which can be observed with the help of small or medium telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR5141 double sysyem:

5.4 arcsec

Alternative designations of HR5141