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public LocationGreenwich, UK
Sunrise: 5:07 
Transit: 13:06 
Sunset: 21:04
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Below the horizon.  Never rises today
Alt: -64.12°   Az: 276.83°   Direction: West

HR5157 is a multiple giant star of spectral class B8 in the constellation of Centaurus.

HR5157 visual magnitude is 5.98. Because of its faintness, HR5157 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.

HR5157 is situated south of the celestial equator, as such, it is more easily visible from the southern hemisphere.

Image of HR5157 star
DSS2 image of HR5157. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5157 during the next 10000 years (-4.33 arcmin in Right Ascension and -1.00 arcmin in declination);

Celestial Coordinates


13h 45m 08s
-42° 11’ 24”
09h 36m 47s
23h 21m 56s


13h 43m 40s
-42° 04’ 03”

Galactic Coordinates


Finder Chart

Finder chart HR5157 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5157.

Magnitude, Color, Spectral Class



The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5157 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5157. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Distance, Radial Speed, Proper Motion

HR5157 is distant 1,590.24 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 21 kilometers per second.

487.80 pc
1,590.24 ly
-21 km/s
-0.026 arcsec/y
-0.006 "/y

Alternative Designations


Visibility from Your Location

HR5157 is currently not visible from Greenwich, UK