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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:16
wb_twilight   (Civil Twilight)   What's Visible Now?


Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Altitude: -16.5°   Azimuth: 187.1°   Direction: South

HR5141 is a double main-sequence star of spectral class B8 in the constellation of Centaurus.

HR5141 visual magnitude is 5.01. Because of its faintness, HR5141 is visible to the naked eye only from locations with very dark skies, while it is not visible at all from skies affected by light pollution.

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5141

Finder chart HR5141 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5141.

HR5141 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 HR5141 are provided in the following table:

13h 41m 44s
-54° 33’ 36”
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);

Key facts about HR5141


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

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

Alternative designations of HR5141


Visibility of HR5141 from your location

HR5141 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom