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public LocationGreenwich, United Kingdom
Sunrise: 4:42 
Transit: 12:59 
Sunset: 21:17
wb_twilight   (Nautical Twilight)   What's Visible Now?


Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Altitude: -37.8°   Azimuth: 233.1°   Direction: South-West

HR5152 is a hypergiant star of spectral class M0 in the constellation of Centaurus.

HR5152 visual magnitude is 6.41. Because of its faintness, HR5152 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 HR5152

Finder chart HR5152 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5152.

HR5152 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 HR5152 are provided in the following table:

13h 42m 54s
-50° 47’ 26”
Image of HR5152 star
DSS2 image of HR5152. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5152 during the next 10000 years (-1.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -4.50 arcmin in declination);

Key facts about HR5152


and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5152 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5152. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance of HR5152 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5152 is distant 947.67 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 10 kilometers per second.

290.70 pc
947.67 ly
-10 km/s
-0.007 arcsec/year
-0.027 arcsec/year

Alternative designations of HR5152


Visibility of HR5152 from your location

HR5152 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom