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:
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:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5141 in the sky:
Visibility of HR5141 from your location
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.
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.
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.
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: