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HR5188 is a giant star in the constellation of Chamaeleon.

HR5188 visual magnitude is 5.95. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5188 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 HR5188:

HR5188 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5188

HR5188 is situated close to the southern celestial pole and, as such, it is easilty visible for most part of the year from the southern hemisphere. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR5188 are provided in the following table:

13h 55m 38s
-82° 39’ 57”

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5188 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5188 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5188.

Visibility of HR5188 from your location

Location: Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]
Latitude: 51° 28’ 47” N
Longitude: 0° 00’ 00” E
Timezone: Europe/London

HR5188 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5188

The image below is a photograph of HR5188 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 HR5188 is -0.036 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.023 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5188 star
DSS2 image of HR5188. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5188 during the next 10000 years (-6.00 arcmin in Right Ascension and -3.83 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5188 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5188 is distant 871.66 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 35 kilometers per second.

267.38 pc
871.66 ly
-35 km/s
-0.036 arcsec/year
-0.023 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5188

HR5188 belongs to spectral class K2 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.


The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5188 is situated in the HertzsprungÔÇôRussell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5188. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5188