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HR5198

HR5198 is a giant star in the constellation of Centaurus.

HR5198 visual magnitude is 6.44. Because of its reltive faintness, HR5198 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 HR5198:

6.44
Giant
HR5198 is below the horizon from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change].

Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR5198

HR5198 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 HR5198 are provided in the following table:

13h 50m 19s
-39° 54’ 03”
315.03°
21.58°
Centaurus

The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR5198 in the sky:

Finder chart HR5198 star
Simplified finder chart for HR5198.

Visibility of HR5198 from your location

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

HR5198 is currently not visible from Greenwich, United Kingdom [change]

Digitized Sky Survey image of HR5198

The image below is a photograph of HR5198 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 HR5198 is 0.007 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and -0.012 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.

Image of HR5198 star
DSS2 image of HR5198. The red arrow shows the motion of HR5198 during the next 10000 years (1.17 arcmin in Right Ascension and -2.00 arcmin in declination);

Distance of HR5198 from the Sun and relative movement

HR5198 is distant 366.70 light years from the Sun and it is moving towards the Sun at the speed of 4 kilometers per second.

112.49 pc
366.70 ly
-4 km/s
0.007 arcsec/year
-0.012 arcsec/year

Spectral properties of HR5198

HR5198 belongs to spectral class K1 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a giant star.

1.18
K1III
4767K

The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR5198 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.

HR Diagram
H-R diagram showing the position of HR5198. Attribution: Richard Powell / CC BY-SA

Alternative designations of HR5198

SAO204888
SAO204888