HR5147 is a variable hypergiant star in the constellation of Centaurus.
HR5147 visual magnitude is 6.05. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5147 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 HR5147:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5147
HR5147 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 HR5147 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5147 in the sky:
Visibility of HR5147 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5147
The image below is a photograph of HR5147 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 HR5147 is -0.014 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.026 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR5147 from the Sun and relative movement
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.
Spectral properties of HR5147
HR5147 belongs to spectral class K0 and has a luminosity class of II corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5147 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.