HR5174 is a double hypergiant star in the constellation of Centaurus.
HR5174 visual magnitude is 5.15. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5174 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 HR5174:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5174
HR5174 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 HR5174 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5174 in the sky:
Visibility of HR5174 from your location
Today's HR5174 rise, transit and set times from Greenwich, United Kingdom are the following (all times relative to the local timezone Europe/London):
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5174
The image below is a photograph of HR5174 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 HR5174 is -0.011 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.009 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR5174 from the Sun and relative movement
HR5174 is distant 428.38 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 10 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR5174
HR5174 belongs to spectral class A0 and has a luminosity class of V corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5174 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.
HR5174 star system properties
HR5174 is a visual double star which can be observed only with the help of very large telescopes. The table below shows key information about the HR5174 double sysyem: