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public LocationGreenwich, UK
TimezoneEurope/London
Sunrise: 5:12 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 20:59
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HR5147

Below the horizon.  Rise: 16:24 | Tran: 18:35 | Set: 20:46
Alt: -1.79°   Az: 211.51°   Direction: South-South-West

HR5147 is a variable hypergiant star of spectral class K0 in the constellation of Centaurus.

HR5147 visual magnitude is 6.05. Because of its faintness, HR5147 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.

Image of HR5147 star
DSS2 image of HR5147. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5147 during the next 10000 years (-2.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and 4.33 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates

Apparent

13h 43m 10s
-33° 43’ 12”
02h 35m 38s
16h 18m 48s

J2000

13h 41m 45s
-33° 35’ 48”

Galactic Coordinates

314.8°
28.11°

Finder Chart

Finder chart HR5147 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5147.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class

6.05
Hypergiant

-2.96
K0II
3886K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5147 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5147. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR5147 is distant 2,063.29 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 28 kilometers per second.

632.91
2,063.29
28 km/s
-0.014 arcsec/y
0.026"/y

Alternative Designations

SAO204739
SAO204739

Visibility from Your Location

Today's HR5147 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, UK are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):

Azimuth: 123.7°
Max altitude: 4.8°
Azimuth: 236.3°